A Propensity-Score-Weighted Population-Based Study of the Health Benefits of Dogs and Cats for Children
Contributor(s):: Miles, Jeremy N. V., Parast, Layla, Babey, Susan H., Griffin, Beth Ann, Saunders, Jessica M.
There is a widely held belief that children’s general and psychological health benefits from owning and/or interacting with pets. In our study, we aimed to determine whether children who live with a dog or cat in their home have better mental and physical health outcomes compared with children...
Project Management Principles for Optimizing Publication Productivity of Mixed Methods Studies
Contributor(s):: Baim-Lance, Abigail, Onwuegbuzie, Anthony J., Wisdom, Jennifer P.
Mixed methods research is increasingly valued, although little attention has been placed on how to execute such projects well to achieve optimal publication for impact. Multiple publications from a single study allow scholars to explicate findings that cannot be contained in a single article and...
Companion Dog Foster Caregiver Program for Older Veterans at the VA Maryland Health Care System: A Feasibility Study
Contributor(s):: Ortmeyer, H. K., Robey, L. C.
Veterans experience mental health conditions at a disproportionate rate compared to their civilian counterparts, and approximately 60% of older veterans who receive their care through the United States Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) do not meet physical activity (PA) recommendations. We...
Preliminary evidence is promising, but challenges remain in providing service dogs to veterans: Commentary on preliminary efficacy of service dogs as a complementary treatment for posttraumatic stress disorder in military members and veterans (O’Hair
Contributor(s):: Stumbo, Scott P., Yarborough, Bobbi Jo H.
The moral standing of animals: Towards a psychology of speciesism
Contributor(s):: Caviola, Lucius, Everett, Jim A. C., Faber, Nadira S.
RAW DATA: Making Relations Matter
Contributor(s):: Walford, Antonia
METHODS FOR MULTISPECIES ANTHROPOLOGY: Thinking with Salmon Otoliths and Scales
Contributor(s):: Swanson, Heather Anne
Criminalising the right to hunt: European law perspectives on anti-hunting legislation
Contributor(s):: Nurse, Angus
Nature, Culture, and Society: Anthropological Perspectives on Life
Contributor(s):: Moyer, Eileen
How the University Organizational Culture Is Being Experienced? Phenomenological Studies of Experiencing the Here and Now of the Organization
Contributor(s):: Konecki, Krzysztof
10,000 YEARS OF PASTORALISM IN ANATOLIA: A REVIEW OF EVIDENCE FOR VARIABILITY IN PASTORAL LIFEWAYS
Contributor(s):: Hammer, Emily Louise, Arbuckle, Benjamin S.
Self-Efficacy and Equine Assisted Therapy: A Single Subject Study
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Contributor(s):: Jessica H. Geddes, Sandra Jenkins PhD (adviser), Michel Hersen Phd ABPP (adviser)
Equine Assisted Therapy (EAT) is growing in popularity as an alternative to traditional talk therapy in treating a range of presenting concerns; however, there is little empirical research to support its use. In this study, the author added to the body of empirical literature on EAT’s...
Post-communist canine: a feminist approach to women and dogs in canine performance sports in Poland
Contributor(s):: Wlodarczyk, J.
The article attempts to present the complexity of relationships between women, capitalism, democracy, and competitive dog training in post-communist Poland. The article documents the correlation between increased involvement of women in competitive canine sports in Poland after 1989, changes in...
Influences on the avoidance and approach behaviour of dairy goats towards an unfamiliar human - an on-farm study
Contributor(s):: Mersmann, D., Schmied-Wagner, C., Nordmann, E., Graml, C., Waiblinger, S.
The human-animal relationship (HAR) is an important factor for successful animal husbandry and animal welfare. Thus, the HAR is included in on-farm assessments to evaluate overall welfare. For dairy goats, validated tests to assess the HAR are lacking. The aim of the present study was to evaluate...
Hounds and homesickness: the effects of an animal-assisted therapeutic intervention for first-year university students
Contributor(s):: Binfet, J. T., Passmore, H. A.
Transitioning from high school to university can prove to be a for midable challenge for many first-year students, with many experiencing home sickness. Given that students who experience homesickness are more likely than their non-homesick cohorts to drop out of university, universities have a...
The Effects of Canine Therapy on Academics, Behavior, and Motivation of Students
Contributor(s):: Maria Rector
The purpose of this study was to determine whether canine therapy provided by the B.A.R.K.S. program was effective in increasing reading achievement, impacting the motivation of students while participating in therapy, and decreasing off-task behaviors in the classroom. This study focused on...
Determinants of individual attitudes toward animal welfare-friendly food products
Contributor(s):: Cembalo, L., Caracciolo, F., Lombardi, A., Giudice, T. del, Grunert, K. G., Cicia, G.
Animal welfare involves societal and human values, ethical concerns and moral considerations since it incorporates the belief of what is right or what is wrong in animal treatment and care. This paper aims to ascertain whether the different dimensions of individual attitudes toward animal welfare...
Stability in children with cerebral palsy...Hong Kong Physiotherapy Association Conference, 3-4 October 2015, Hong Kong
Contributor(s):: Prakash, R. Harihara, Jayachandran, R.
Social Work, Animal-Assisted Therapies and Ethical Considerations: A Programme Example from Central Queensland, Australia
Contributor(s):: Taylor, Nik, Fraser, Heather, Signal, Tania, Prentice, Kathy