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  1. Nov 02 2017

    Aspects and Answers: Best Practices in Partnering with Dogs for Children on the Autism Spectrum

    WHATIncreasingly families with children on the autism spectrum, school officials and clinicians are excited by the benefits dogs promise for neuro-atypical children. What can dogs offer and what...

    https://habricentral.org/events/details/581

  2. 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

  3. Koira auttaa toimimaan : Integroitu systemaattinen kirjallisuuskatsaus koiran kanssa toimimisen vaikutuksesta ihmisen toimijuuteen

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Laura Kymäläinen, Sini Lehtinen

    Eläimen ja ihmisen välistä suhdetta ja eläinavusteista toimintaa ja terapiaa kohtaan on nähtävillä lisääntyvää kiinnostusta ja se näkyy...

    https://habricentral.org/resources/61199

  4. The Effect of Dog Interaction through Therapy Trained Animals or Harrisonburg-Rockingham SPCA Volunteering on High Achieving First Year College Student Adjustment Period

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Kamille L. Aiello

    Transitioning to college is a big change. A change that can be life altering for some students, especially when they realize that transitioning to college also means leaving their beloved...

    https://habricentral.org/resources/61193

  5. 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

  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. Evaluation of pharmacokinetics and efficacy of ivermectin following oral administration in dogs against experimental infection of Ctenocephalides felis felis and Rhipicephalus sanguineus

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Magalhaes, V. S., Cid, Y. P., Ferreira, T. P., Medeiros, D. M. V., Batista, L. C. de S. O., Correia, T. R., Albert, A. L. M., Scott, F. B.

    With the increasing number of pets in home the human-animal relationship is increasingly close and care about control disease growing. Ivermectin (IVM) is frequently used because its proven...

    https://habricentral.org/resources/59453

  11. Assessing the dog: a theoretical analysis of the companion animal's actions in human-animal interactions

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Vitztum, C., Urbanik, J.

    Companion animals are proposed as valuable assets in human-animal interaction (HAI) for human-health interventions. The benefit of a HAI is presumably based on the interaction between the two...

    https://habricentral.org/resources/57729

  12. Animal-assisted therapy for youth: a systematic methodological critique

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): May, D. K., Seivert, N. P., Cano, A., Casey, R. J., Johnson, A.

    Animal Assisted Therapy (AAT) for youth has the potential to benefit both physical and mental health outcomes. Yet little is known about the extent to which study designs in this area are aligned...

    https://habricentral.org/resources/57677

  13. The development of a canine para-agility program: positive affects in children with autism and in therapy dogs

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Pop, D., Rusu, A. S., Miresan, V.

    Previous research has demonstrated that both children and dogs might benefit from Animal-Assisted Activities (AAA), with some factors mediating/moderating the results. The present study took these...

    https://habricentral.org/resources/57867

  14. Behavioral responses of nursing home residents to visits from a person with a dog, a robot seal or a toy cat

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Thodberg, K., Sorensen, L. U., Videbech, P. B., Poulsen, P. H., Houbak, B., Damgaard, V., Keseler, I., Edwards, D., Christensen, J. W.

    Previous studies suggest that contact with dogs can positively affect the wellbeing of elderly people in nursing homes, but there is a lack of research investigating the causal pathways of these...

    https://habricentral.org/resources/61074

  15. Evaluating the efficacy of equine therapy among at-risk youth: a meta-analysis

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Wilkie, K. D., Germain, S., Theule, J.

    The present meta-analysis examined the efficacy of equine therapy among an at-risk youth population. Seven studies quantitatively assessed the treatment effects following involvement in an equine...

    https://habricentral.org/resources/59348

  16. Interaction with shelter dogs reduces negative affect of adolescents in substance use disorder treatment

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Ellsworth, L. M., Tragesser, S., Newberry, R. C.

    We investigated the effectiveness of a human-animal interaction program, involving dogs from an animal shelter, in improving affect of adolescent males in inpatient treatment for substance use...

    https://habricentral.org/resources/61045

  17. Hounds and homesickness: the effects of an animal-assisted therapeutic intervention for first-year university students

    | Journal Articles | 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...

    https://habricentral.org/resources/59298

  18. A randomized cross-over exploratory study of the effect of visiting therapy dogs on college student stress before final exams

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Barker, S. B., Barker, R. T., McCain, N. L., Schubert, C. M.

    This exploratory study investigated the effect of visiting therapy dogs on college-student perceived and physiological stress the week prior to final exams. Students (n=78) were randomly assigned...

    https://habricentral.org/resources/61032

  19. 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

  20. ELÄINAVUSTEINEN TERAPIA : Esite laaman ja alpakan avulla toteutettavasta terapiasta

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Anna Högfors

    Opinnäytetyöni on kaksiosainen: Työ sisältää toiminnallisen osuuden, joka on esitteen muodossa julkaistava tuote, sekä opinnäytetyöraportin esitteen...

    https://habricentral.org/resources/60744