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

    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. As such, it is not surprising that treatments for a wide range of ailments, from physical to...

  2. A Randomized Controlled Trial of Traditional Psychosocial and Canine-Assisted Interventions for Children with ADHD

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    | Contributor(s):: Sabrina E.B. Schuck, Natasha A. Emmerson, Maryam M. Abdullah, Aubrey H. Fine, Annamarie Stehli, Kimberley D. Lakes

    This study provides findings on the final main outcomes from a randomized controlled trial of psychosocial intervention with and without canine assisted intervention (CAI) for children with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Eighty-eight children, ages 7-9 with ADHD, combined...

  3. An investigation of the psychosocial impact of human-animal interaction on a forensic population

    | Contributor(s):: Angela Krom Fournier

    This quasi-experimental field study tested the psychosocial effects of a forensic human-animal interaction (HAI) program on prison inmates. The study assessed the impact of the HAI program using both between-subject and within-subject methods and analyses. A total of 54 male inmates participated...

  4. Animal Attractions: Great Reasons to Get a Pet, Plus How to Pick the Right One for Your Family

    | Contributor(s):: Renkl, Margaret

  5. Animal-assisted Social Skills Training for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders

    | Contributor(s):: Becker, Joanna L., Rogers, Erica C., Burrows, Bethany

    Recent research indicates that youth with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) show increases in prosocial behaviors in the presence of animals, yet few studies have examined the effects of incorporating animals into treatments. The current study evaluated the effectiveness of an animal-assisted social...

  6. Attentiveness toward others and social learning in domestic dogs

    | Contributor(s):: Virányi, Zsófia, Range, Friederike, Huber, Ludwig

  7. Breed differences in domestic dogs' (Canis familiaris) comprehension of human communicative signals

    | Contributor(s):: Wobber, Victoria, Hare, Brian, Koler-Matznick, Janice, Wrangham, Richard, Tomasello, Michael

  8. Children's Attention to Beliefs in Interactive Persuasion Tasks

    | Contributor(s):: Bartsch, Karen, London, Kamala, Campbell, Michelle Diane

  9. Der Einfluss tiergestützter Pädagogik auf die Teamkompetenzen von Kindergartenkindern

    | Contributor(s):: Hain, Michaela

  10. Dog welfare for the conveyance of pro-social skills to prison populations

    | Contributor(s):: Linaza, Iñaki, Muro, Cristina

  11. EASEL: Equine Assisted Social-Emotional Learning

    | Contributor(s):: Louhi-Lehtiö, Mari, Trotter, Kay Sudekum

  12. Effects of animal-assisted therapy on social behaviour in patients with acquired brain injury: a randomised controlled trial

    | Contributor(s):: Hediger, K., Thommen, S., Wagner, C., Gaab, J., Hund-Georgiadis, M.

  13. Effects of equine interaction on EEG asymmetry in children with autism spectrum disorder: a pilot study

    | Contributor(s):: Chen, Chih-Chia, Crews, Debbie, Mundt, Stephanie, Ringenbach, Shannon D. R.

  14. Eläin lapsen vuorovaikutus-ja kommunikointitaitojen tukijana : Systemaattinen kirjallisuuskatsaus

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    | Contributor(s):: Katri Tarnanen, Tiina Varis

    Eläinavusteisesta terapiasta löytyy nykyisin lukemattomasti kirjallisuutta, mistä voidaan päätellä ihmisten yhä lisääntyvää mielenkiintoa aihetta kohtaan. Eläinavusteista terapiaa sovelletaan erilaisilla tavoilla...

  15. Emmanuelle Fournier-Chouinard

    Emmanuelle Fournier-Chouinard is a Psychologist-Psychotherapist from Québec, Canada. She teaches AAT/AAE (Cégep de La Pocatière, cégep de Chicoutimi, Université du Québec à Chicoutimi) and is a Dog...

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  16. Evaluating Animal-Assisted Interventions: An Empirical Illustration of Differences between Outcome Measures

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    | Contributor(s):: van der Steen, S., Heineman, M. M. P., Ernst, M. J. A.

  17. Evaluating preference for and reinforcing efficacy of a therapy dog to increase verbal statements

    | Contributor(s):: Jorgenson, C. D., Clay, C. J., Kahng, S.

  18. Examining the Meaning of Training Animals: A Photovoice Study With At-Risk Youth

    | Contributor(s):: Williams, Rachel L., Metz, Alexia E.

  19. Flash Farm

    Flash Farm's mission is foster love and share hope with vulnerable youth through the use of a unique animal assisted therapeutic program.Flash Farm is a purpose built therapeutic centre for vulnerable youth to come and experience life in a tranquil farm setting and undertake...

  20. Functional Outcomes in a Randomized Controlled Trial of Animal-Assisted Therapy on Middle-Aged and Older Adults with Schizophrenia

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    | Contributor(s):: Chen, C. R., Hung, C. F., Lee, Y. W., Tseng, W. T., Chen, M. L., Chen, T. T.

    Deficits in cognition, physical, and social functions in adults with schizophrenia may become salient with aging. While animal-assisted therapy (AAT) can benefit physical function in older adults and improve symptoms of psychotic disorders, the effect of AAT on middle-aged patients with...