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  1. Book Review:"The Identification, Assessment and Treatment of Adults Who Abuse Animals: The AniCare Approach"

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    Contributor(s):: A. Matamonasa-Bennett

    This volume is the second edition of the adult version of the AniCare approach to the assessment and treatment of animal abuse handbook that was published in 1998 (Jory and Randour, 1998). The AniCare approach was based on an adaptation of Brian Jory's Intimate Justice theory for domestic...

  2. Dog-Assisted Therapy for Children and Adolescents With Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders a Randomized Controlled Pilot Study

    Contributor(s):: Vidal, R., Vidal, L., Ristol, F., Domenec, E., Segu, M., Vico, C., Gomez-Barros, N., Ramos-Quiroga, J. A.

  3. Relationship of Behavioral Interactions during an Animal-assisted Intervention in Assisted Living to Health-related Outcomes

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    | Contributor(s):: Friedmann, Erika, Galik, Elizabeth, Thomas, Sue A., Hall, Sue, Cheon, Jooyoung, Han, Narae, Kim, Hee Jun, McAtee, Sherry, Gee, Nancy R.

    In recent research involving assisted-living residents with mild to moderate cognitive impairment, a structured 12-week Pet Assisted Living (PAL) intervention led to improved physical activity (PA) and mood. Receipt of intervention is important to the efficacy of behavioral interventions. We...

  4. Mr. Blue and His Six Cats

    | Contributor(s):: Rader, M.

  5. The sexual behavior of male goats exposed to long days is as intense as during their breeding season

    | Contributor(s):: Bedos, Marie, Muñoz, Alfonso Longinos, Orihuela, Agustín, Delgadillo, José Alberto

    This study was conducted to determine if the sexual behavior displayed by photo-stimulated bucks is equivalent to that displayed during their natural breeding season. We also studied the individual variability of the sexual behavior of those males between seasons and between tests. Sixteen male...

  6. Vitality from Experiences in Nature and Contact with Animals-A Way to Develop Joint Attention and Social Engagement in Children with Autism?

    | Contributor(s):: Bystrom, K., Grahn, P., Hagerhall, C.

  7. Could Animal-Assisted Therapy Help to Reduce Coercive Treatment in Psychiatry?

    | Contributor(s):: Widmayer, S., Borgwardt, S., Lang, U. E., Huber, C. G.

  8. Relationships, Socialization and Combat Veterans: The Impact of Receiving and Training a Service Dog

    | Contributor(s):: Scotland-Coogan, Diane

  9. The effectiveness of Dutch Cell Dogs in correctional facilities in the Netherlands: a study protocol of a quasi-experimental trial

    | Contributor(s):: Schenk, G., Duindam, H. M., Creemers, H. E., Hoeve, M., Stams, Gjjm, Asscher, J. J.

  10. Therapeutic landscapes and non-human animals: the roles and contested positions of animals within care farming assemblages

    | Contributor(s):: Gorman, Richard

  11. Perceptions of animal-assisted interventions: The influence of attitudes toward companion animals

    | Contributor(s):: Crossman, M. K., Kazdin, A. E.

  12. Gastrointestinal Parasites in Shelter Dogs: Occurrence, Pathology, Treatment and Risk to Shelter Workers

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    | Contributor(s):: Ali Raza, Jacquie Rand, Abdul Ghaffar Qamar, Abdul Jabbar, Steven Kopp

    Despite evidence of a minor role of gastrointestinal parasites in causing disease in owned pet populations prophylactically treated with anthelmintics, gastrointestinal parasitism remains an important consideration in the care of animals in shelters, and in owned pet populations in developing...

  13. Say "Neigh" to Abuse: On the Treatment of Horses and Mules in the Civil War

    | Contributor(s):: Anika N. Jensen

    The stuffed head of Old Baldy, General George Meade’s favorite horse, can be found mounted on the wall of the Grand Army of the Republic Museum in Philadelphia. General Robert E. Lee’s horse, Traveler, received gifts and international adoration even after the war’s end, and...

  14. Standards for the academic veterinary medical library

    | Contributor(s):: Sarah Anne Murphy, Martha A. Bedard, Jill Crawley-Low, Diane Fagen, Jean-Paul Jetté

    The Standards Committee of the Veterinary Medical Libraries Section was appointed in May 2000 and charged to create standards for the ideal academic veterinary medical library, written from the perspective of veterinary medical librarians. The resulting Standards for the Academic Veterinary...

  15. Biophilia: the Therapeutic Value of Animals in the Treatment of Depression

    | 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 to evaluate the efficacy of animal facilitated therapy (AFT) in the treatment of depression (study...

  16. The effects of pets on schizophrenics in a day treatment program

    | Contributor(s):: Carol Lynne Eyster

    In an effort to record the therapeutic effects of animals, three rabbits were introduced into a group therapy setting. Eight subjects (two female, six male) having the diagnosis of schizophrenia, chronic type and participating in a day treatment program were observed by four trained observers....

  17. Robots sociales y animales en la terapia de personas con demencia avanzada

    | Contributor(s):: Meritxell Valentí Soler

    Las personas con demencia pueden padecer trastornos de comportamiento que disminuyen su calidad de vida y aumentan el coste de su cuidado y el desgaste de su cuidador. La terapia con animales desde hace años se conoce como beneficiosa para reducir dichos síntomas. Los robots...

  18. Animal assisted interventions for people who stutter : a clinical guide

    | Contributor(s):: Kelsey Marie Robin

    The emerging field of animal assisted therapy has many potentially beneficial applications. The use of animal assisted therapy with persons who stutter has been discussed in several public forums but has not currently been investigated through empirical research. The following report will explore...

  19. Combat operational stress control in Iraq and Afghanistan: army occupational therapy

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    | Contributor(s):: Smith-Forbes, Enrique, Najera, Cecilia, Hawkins, Donald

    One of the primary roles for U.S. Army Occupational Therapists (OTs) during combat operations is the Behavioral Health (BH) mission. Army OTs have been involved in Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF) and Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF) providing BH treatment to service members, serving in Brigade...

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

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