Pilot testing a manualized equine-facilitated cognitive processing therapy (EF-CPT) intervention for PTSD in veterans
Contributor(s):: Wharton, Tracy, Whitworth, James, Macauley, Emily, Malone, Marguerite
Efficacy of fifteen emerging interventions for the treatment of posttraumatic stress disorder: a systematic review
Contributor(s):: Metcalf, Olivia, Varker, Tracey, Forbes, David, Phelps, Andrea J., Dell, Lisa, DiBattista, Ashley, Ralph, Naomi, O'Donnell, Meaghan L.
Equine-assisted therapy for anxiety and posttraumatic stress symptoms
Contributor(s):: Earles, Julie L., Vernon, Laura L., Yetz, Jeanne P.
Evaluating animal-assisted therapy in group treatment for child sexual abuse
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| 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...
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
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
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
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.
Effect of equine-facilitated psychotherapy on posttraumatic stress symptoms in youth with history of maltreatment and abuse [dissertation]
| Contributor(s):: McCullough, Leslie M.
Evaluating a program of equine therapy for veterans with PTSD symptoms [dissertation]
| Contributor(s):: Gomez, India B.
Brief report: The effects of equine-assisted activities on the social functioning in children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorder
| Contributor(s):: Anderson, Sophie, Meints, Kerstin
Equine-assisted activities and therapies are increasing in popularity for treatment of ASD symptoms. This research evaluated effects of a 5-week programme of therapeutic riding on social functioning of children/adolescents (N = 15) with ASD. The effectiveness of the programme was...
Evaluation of the efficacy of animal‐assisted therapy based on the reality orientation therapy protocol in Alzheimer's disease patients: A pilot study
| Contributor(s):: Menna, Lucia Francesca, Santaniello, Antonio, Gerardi, Federica, Di Maggio, Annamaria, Milan, Graziella
The evaluation of an equine-assisted therapy programme with a group of boys in a youth care facility
| Contributor(s):: Boshoff, Christa, Grobler, Herman, Nienaber, Alida
Patients with Dementia: Caring for horses lifts the spirits
Animal assisted activities for geriatric patients
| Contributor(s):: Steed, Heather N., Smith, Barbara S.
Older individuals may experience decreased quality of life and increased stress related to life transitions. These include change of residences, the loss of a spouse and/or personal possessions. With these transitions, a decline in physical and emotional health may occur due to social isolation,...
Reduction of phobic behaviour for animals in a boy with mental retardation
| Contributor(s):: Arntzen, Erik, Almås, Inger Karin
Presents a treatment programme to eliminate phobic behavior in an 11-yr-old mentally retarded boy when confronted with different animals, such as dogs, cats, cows, birds, horses, sheep, and rabbits. The intention was to determine the number of different types of dogs required to reach the desired...
Animal-assisted therapy and agitation and depression in nursing home residents with dementia: A matched case–control trial
| Contributor(s):: Majić, Tomislav, Gutzmann, Hans, Heinz, Andreas, Lang, Undine E., Rapp, Michael A.
The effects of animal assisted therapy on communication and social skills: A meta-analysis
| Contributor(s):: Chitic, Victor, Rusu, Alina S., Szamoskozi, Stefan
Veterans Affairs Department Study on PTSD Service Dogs
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The Veterans Affairs Department will be resuming its study on the effectiveness of service dogs assistance to veterans suffering from PTSD. Currently the VA provides support and veterinary...
A Healing Space: The Experiences of First Nations and Inuit Youth with Equine-Assisted Learning (EAL)
| Contributor(s):: Dell, Colleen, Chalmers, Darlene, Bresette, Nora, Swain, Sue, Rankin, Deb, Hopkins, Carol