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  1. Comfort of Animals: Effects of An Animal's Presence on Stress

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Melanie R. Gillan

    2011 The College of Wooster Wooster, Ohio40.8050565-81.93514299999998 Psychology http://openworks.wooster.edu/independentstudy/5491/ en text

    https://habricentral.org/resources/61201

  2. Liminal spaces : therapeutic encounters between horses and adolecents

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Stephanie Terre Blanche

    In this study, the intersections between Equine Assisted Psychotherapeutic interventions and adolescence are explored. Equine Assisted therapeutic work has recently gained much popularity in the...

    https://habricentral.org/resources/61187

  3. Mitä on alpakkaterapia : toimintaterapeutin näkökulma

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Tiia Hagman

    Opinnäytetyön aiheena on selventää tapaustutkimuksen avulla, mitä alpakkaterapia käytännössä on. Valmis työ luovutetaan alpakoita kasvattavan...

    https://habricentral.org/resources/61185

  4. Beliefs About Animal Assisted Interventions Among Medical Social Workers

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Gyda D. Boyd

    Animal‑Assisted Intervention (AAI) is used to significantly reduce pain, lower blood pressure, decrease anxiety, and help ease depression in people with a range of health problems; however, it is...

    https://habricentral.org/resources/61183

  5. Eläimet työhyvinvoinnin tukena : palvelumalli eläinavusteiseen työskentelyyn

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Pauliina Mielonen

    Tämä opinnäytetyö toteutui työelämälähtöisenä tutkimuksellisena kehittämishankkeena, jonka tavoitteena oli tuottaa Finla Työterveys...

    https://habricentral.org/resources/61177

  6. Student Perceptions of Introducing a Service-Dog-in-Training Program at Eastern Kentucky University

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Kara Worley

    For centuries, dogs have been utilized for therapeutic purposes, as pets, and as highly trained service animals. Past research has focused specifically on the benefits associated with utilizing...

    https://habricentral.org/resources/61175

  7. Biophilia: the Therapeutic Value of Animals in the Treatment of Depression

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Christian Antonioli

    Background: To date there has been limited evidence on the efficacy of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM). This thesis comprises two studies: A randomized, single blind, controlled trial...

    https://habricentral.org/resources/61171

  8. Hännänheilahduksia : koira-avusteisen työskentelyn pilottiprojekti Turun kaupungin ympärivuorokautisessa hoidossa olevien vanhusten parissa

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Johanna Lundén

    Kehittämistyön tarkoituksena oli seurata ja dokumentoida Turun kaupungin vanhusten ympärivuorokautisen hoidon yksiköissä toteutettavaa koira-avusteisen työskentelyn...

    https://habricentral.org/resources/61169

  9. The Healing Properties of Nature and Animals

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Ravmeet Ruby Bains

    The following piece is intended to enlighten readers on alternative healing modalities as a substitute for traditional therapeutic interventions. The study reviews wide-ranging literature on...

    https://habricentral.org/resources/61167

  10. Eficácia da intervenção assistida por animais na autopercepção de saúde, autoestima, sintomas depressivos e qualidade de vida relacionada à saúde em idosos residentes em instituição de longa permanência

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Renata Coelho Freire Batista Queiroz

    O envelhecimento populacional e as mudanças na dinâmica familiar estão levando um número maior de pessoas a residirem em Instituições de Longa...

    https://habricentral.org/resources/61157

  11. Investigation of the Effects of Service Dogs on Individuals Who Use Wheelchairs

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Amanda Marie Reinsfelder

    With modern medicine and advances in technology, people are living longer and expecting a higher quality of life. Individuals may not be receiving the ideal assistive devices because they are not...

    https://habricentral.org/resources/61155

  12. LYSTI -RYHMÄ : Kokemuksia lasten ja nuorten koira-avusteisesta toimintaterapiaryhmästä

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Sanni-Maria Sarajärvi, Eeva Määttä, Noora Happonen

    Koira-avusteisen toimintaterapian käyttö on Suomessa vielä aika tuntematonta. Myös kyseiseen menetelmään liittyviä tutkimuksia ja opinnäytetöitä...

    https://habricentral.org/resources/60753

  13. The Theoretical Application and Comparison of the Olfactory Sensory Organs in Swine vs Canines for Accelerant and Explosives Detection

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Naomi M. Sigler

    Swine may be able to work alongside scent detection canines, or replace them completely, in the scent detection field. Miniature pigs are the focus of this study since their larger counterparts...

    https://habricentral.org/resources/60748

  14. A Powerful Approach or the Power of Horses: Is Equine-Assisted Psychotherapy an Effective Technique or the Natural Effect of Horses?

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Jessica S. Iwachiw

    The lives of humans and animals have been intertwined through time immemorial, and in many instances the relationship between humans and animals has been thought to be good for human well-being....

    https://habricentral.org/resources/60736

  15. Animal-Assisted Therapy on Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Alba Méndez Moreno

    Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a common, incurable neurodevelopmental disorder impairing the individual’s capacity of social communication and interaction. There is not any...

    https://habricentral.org/resources/60734

  16. The potential of Equine-Assisted Psychotherapy from the perspective of the licensed mental health practitioner and/or equine specialist in South Africa

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Elaine Koekemoer

    Equine-Assisted Psychotherapy (EAP) is a form of Animal Assisted Therapy (AAT) used to treat individuals’ psychological problems. EAP is an interactive process in which a licensed mental...

    https://habricentral.org/resources/60728

  17. K9's Helping Heroes

    | Organizations | Contributor(s): Jackie Spence

     Jackie Spence is an Assistant Fire Chief and Paramedic at the Osceola County Fire Department in Florida. She has been in the fire service for  over 30 years, and has risen...

    https://habricentral.org/resources/60716

  18. See Spot Read: How the Presence of a Therapy Dog Influences the Reading Skills of Children in the First-Grade

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Chelsea Addison

    The purpose of this study was to examine if the presence of a therapy dog influences the reading skills of first-grade students. Specifically, the researcher assessed the participants’...

    https://habricentral.org/resources/60710

  19. Social Worker Perceptions of Equine Assisted Psychotherapy

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Melanie Woolen

        This research study examines factors that influence a social worker’s willingness to utilize animals in therapy, specifically equine assisted psychotherapy. Equine...

    https://habricentral.org/resources/60706

  20. Terapia asistida con animales en pacientes oncológicos: una revisión bibliográfica

    | Theses | Contributor(s): María Marco Oliver

    El cáncer causa desajustes psicológicos y emocionales debido a su naturaleza crónica. Los pacientes oncológicos tienen una alta prevalencia de padecer algún...

    https://habricentral.org/resources/60693