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  1. Dogs for GRETA

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    Dogs for GRETA trains psychiatric service dogs for survivors of sexual assault diagnosed with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Our mission is to provide support and advocacy for these survivors. ‚Äč Psychiatric service dogs are trained to support their handler by performing tasks directly...

  2. Animal Assisted Therapy for Adult Domestic Violence Survivors

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    | Contributor(s):: Kaden Flynn

    The focus for my research project for my Women and Gender Studies, Capstone course has revolved around Domestic Violence and Animal Assisted Therapy (AAT). AAT has been around since the 18th century but the benefits of it, aren’t talked about enough; when looking at what it does for adult...

  3. Benefits, challenges, and needs of people living with cancer and their companion dogs: An exploratory study

    | Contributor(s):: Ingram, K. M., Cohen-Filipic, J.

  4. Fleeing with Fido: an Analysis of What Canadian Domestic Violence Shelters Are Communicating Via their Websites about Leaving an Abusive Relationship when Pets Are Involved

    | Contributor(s):: Gray, Allison, Barrett, Betty Jo, Fitzgerald, Amy, Peirone, Amy

  5. A Systematic Review of Complimentary Therapies to Treat Symptoms of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in the Aftermath of Domestic Abuse

    | Contributor(s):: Jordan A. Meeks, Saida Byrami

    Objectives: Explore the impact of intimate partner violence (IPV) on the health of female survivors. Identify complementary therapies that alleviate symptoms of psychological health impacts of IPV on women’s health.Method: An exhaustive search of published, peer reviewed...

  6. The Connection between Animal Abuse and Family Violence: A Selected Annotated Bibliography

    | Contributor(s):: Sharon L. Nelson

    This selected annotated bibliography assembles legal and social literature that examines the link between domestic violence and animal abuse. Drawing from an ever-growing body of written works dedicated to the issue, the bibliography presents the works that are most informative and useful to the...

  7. Animal-assisted prolonged exposure: a treatment of survivors of sexual assault suffering posttraumatic stress disorder

    | Contributor(s):: Lefkowitz, Carin Marice, Prout, Maurice F., Bleiberg, Efrain, Paharia, Indira, Debiak, Dennis

  8. Comparison of normative and diagnosed dissociation on attachment to companion animals and stuffed animals

    | Contributor(s):: Barlow, M. Rose, Cromer, Lisa DeMarni, Caron, Hannah Prairie, Freyd, Jennifer J.

  9. Equine-assisted therapy for anxiety and posttraumatic stress symptoms

    | Contributor(s):: Earles, Julie L., Vernon, Laura L., Yetz, Jeanne P.

  10. Animal-assisted therapy with female inmates with mental illness: a case example from a pilot program

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    | Contributor(s):: Jasperson, Rachael A.

    Female offenders' mental health needs have consistently been shown to exceed those of male offenders. Incarcerated women report higher rates of violent victimization, major depression, posttraumatic stress diorder, mood disorders, substance use disorders, and personality disorders. For...

  11. Evaluating animal-assisted therapy in group treatment for child sexual abuse

    | Contributor(s):: Dietz, Tracy J., Davis, Diana, Pennings, Jacquelyn

    This study evaluates and compares the effectiveness of three group interventions on trauma symptoms for children who have been sexually abused. All of the groups followed the same treatment protocol, with two of them incorporating variations of animal-assisted therapy. A total of 153 children...

  12. Equine-assisted psychotherapy: a mental health promotion/intervention modality for children who have experienced intra-family violence

    | Contributor(s):: Schultz, Pamela N., Remick-Barlow, Ann, Robbins, Leslie

  13. Introduction to working with animal assisted crisis response animal handler teams

    | Contributor(s):: Greenbaum, Susan D.

  14. Equine-assisted therapy and its impact on cortisol levels of children and horses: a pilot study and meta-analysis

    | Contributor(s):: Yorke, Jan, Nugent, William, Strand, Elizabeth B., Bolen, Rebecca M., New, John, Davis, Cindy

  15. A preliminary study of group intervention along with basic canine training among traumatized teenagers: a 3-month longitudinal study

    | Contributor(s):: Hamama, Liat, Hamama-Raz, Yaira, Dagan, Keren, Greenfeld, Hofit, Rubinstein, Chen, Ben-Ezra, Menachem

  16. Influence of animal-assisted therapy (AAT) on the attachment representations of youth in residential care

    | Contributor(s):: Balluerka, Nekane, Muela, Alexander, Amiano, Nora, Caldentey, Miquel A.

  17. Therapeutic value of equine-human bonding in recovery from trauma

    | Contributor(s):: Yorke, Jan, Adams, Cindy, Coady, Nick

  18. The effect of animal-assisted therapy on children's stress during hospitalization [dissertation]

    | Contributor(s):: Tsai, Chia-Chun

  19. Effect of equine-facilitated psychotherapy on posttraumatic stress symptoms in youth with history of maltreatment and abuse [dissertation]

    | Contributor(s):: McCullough, Leslie M.

  20. Animal-assisted prolonged exposure: a new treatment for survivors of sexual assault suffering with posttraumatic stress disorder [dissertation]

    | Contributor(s):: Lefkowitz, Carin Marice