'He's my mate you see': a critical discourse analysis of the therapeutic role of companion animals in the social networks of people with a diagnosis of severe mental illness
Contributor(s):: Brooks, H., Rushton, K., Lovell, K., McNaughton, R., Rogers, A.
'I'm just a'-walking the dog': Correlates of regular dog walking
Contributor(s):: Christian, Hayley, Giles-Corti, Billie, Knuiman, Matthew
A case study of incarcerated males participating in a canine training program
Contributor(s):: Nikki S. Currie, Fred O. Bradley (adviser)
The number of animal training programs in correctional facilities has increased in the past 25 years. Anecdotal accounts have informally assessed the efficacy of prison training programs; however, only limited systemic studies have been conducted (Britton & Button, 2005; Furst, 2006). Preliminary...
A Parental Perspective: The Role of Companion Animals for Children During Separation and Divorce
Contributor(s):: Jessica Michel
Children grow up in interdependent family systems, where transitions affect all members. A prevalent transition in Australian families is divorce. When divorce occurs children are exposed to significant risk factors that have the potential of affecting many developmental outcomes. However,...
Affiliation in human-animal interaction
Contributor(s):: Beetz, Andrea, Bales, Karen
Contributor(s):: Beetz, Andrea, Bales, Karen, Freund, Lisa S., McCune, Sandra, Esposito, Layla, Gee, Nancy R., McCardle, Peggy
An exploration of the potential benefits of pet-facilitated therapy
Contributor(s):: Brodie, S. J., Biley, F. C.
An exploration of the use of social support by people who are grieving the death of a pet
Contributor(s):: DiMeglio, Holly S.
An investigation of a brief life satisfaction scale with elementary school children
Contributor(s):: Seligson, Julie Lauren
Animal-assisted therapies are becoming more common
Contributor(s):: Willens, Joyce S.
Animal-assisted therapy and self-transcendence
Contributor(s):: Jordahl-Ball, Jill
Animal-assisted therapy with farm animals for persons with psychiatric disorders
Contributor(s):: Berget, B., Braastad, B. O.
Animal-assisted therapy with farm animals for persons with psychiatric disorders.
Contributor(s):: B. Berget, B.O. Braastad
Animal-assisted therapy (AAT) with farm animals for humans with psychiatric disorders may reduce depression and state anxiety, and increase self-efficacy, in many participants. Social support by the farmer appears to be important. Positive effects are best documented for persons with affective...
Animal-assisted therapy: An adjunctive intervention for reducing depression and anxiety in female college students with physical disabilities and guidelines for implementation into psychotherapy practice and research
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Contributor(s):: Erin Nicole Armour
The existing literature has indicated that women with physical disabilities are at greater risk for depression and anxiety compared to men with similar limitations and their able-bodied counterparts (Nosek & Hughes, 2003). In addition to this, female college students with physical...
Animals and Attachment Theory
Contributor(s):: Rockett, B., Carr, S.
Animals as social supports: Insights for understanding animal-assisted therapy
Contributor(s):: McNicholas, June, Collis, Glyn
Anthropomorphism and anthropomorphic selection - Beyond the "cute response"
Contributor(s):: Serpell, J. A.
Assistance dog placement in the pediatric population: benefits, risks, and recommendations for future application
Contributor(s):: Davis, B. W., Nattrass, K., O'Brien, S., Patronek, G., MacCollin, M.
Assistance animals have long been recognized for their value in enhancing the lives of adults with disabilities by increasing the physical independence, confidence, and social lives of their handlers. Recently, this concept has been applied to the growing population of children with physical...
Attachment, emotion regulation, and social support: Adjustment to the death of a companion animal
Contributor(s):: King, Loren C.