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  1. A Review of Animal-Assisted Interventions in Long-Term Care Facilities

    Contributor(s):: Jenna Ebener, Hunhui Oh

    Past research fails to make connections comparing appropriate settings for the benefits of different species of therapy and resident animals in long-term care facilities specifically for the elderly. Two types of animal-assisted interactions (therapy and resident) and four animal species (birds,...

  2. Los beneficios de la Terapia con animales y naturaleza sobre las personas con diversidad funcional

    Contributor(s):: Serena Dubreu

    El objetivo del proceso de investigación de mi Trabajo de Fin de Grado recae en los beneficios que tienen la naturaleza y los animales sobre las personas con diversidad funcional y más precisamente sobre las personas con trastorno mental. Lo que me motivó en esta...

  3. Experiencia del Programa CanVivir: Un estudio desde la voz de las jovenes participantes pertenecientes al Centro de Detencion y Tratamiento Social de Ponce

    Contributor(s):: Lasanta Bondy, Adriana

  4. Investigating the therapeutic benefits of companion animals: problems and challenges.

    Contributor(s):: Franklin, Adrian, Emmison, Michael, Haraway, Donna, Travers, Max

  5. Animal-assisted therapy with farm animals for persons with psychiatric disorders.

    Contributor(s):: B. Berget, B.O. Braastad

    Animal-assisted therapy (AAT) with farm animals for humans with psychiatric disorders may reduce depression and state anxiety, and increase self-efficacy, in many participants. Social support by the farmer appears to be important. Positive effects are best documented for persons with affective...

  6. Animal-Assisted Therapy

    Contributor(s):: Kayla Blasz

    Animals are an important influence on the well-being andhealth of humans. Exposure to animals in a therapeutic settinghas, historically, had physical, physiological, andpsychological benefits to humans’ health. Animal-assistedtherapy (AAT) is a proposed effective therapy method for avariety of...

  7. More than a furry companion: The ripple effect of companion animals on neighborhood interactions and sense of community

    Contributor(s):: Wood, L. J., Giles-Corti, B., Bulsara, M. K., Bosch, D. A.

  8. Some of our best therapists are dogs

    Contributor(s):: Mallon, Gerald P.

  9. Problems related to the use of animals for therapeutic and care purposes. The document of the National Committee for Bioethics

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    | Contributor(s):: Pasqualino Santori

    The Italian Ministry of Health, in 2002, instructed the National Committee for Bioethics to carefully review and ultimately provide evidence for future legislative bills in various aspects. One such matter was that of the subject of “Pet Therapy”, generically viewed as a...

  10. Therapeutic help from man's best friend

    | Contributor(s):: Lisa Bryden

    It's tempting to say that organizers are hoping to orchestrate a nationwide, exuberant woof. Or at least give a voice to a growing health care sector known as animal-assisted support services.

  11. Process, perspectives and benefits of animal assisted therapy

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    | Contributor(s):: Laurie Christine Paquette

    The purpose of this study was to understand mental health/human services professionals‟ processes, perspectives, and beliefs about animal assisted therapy. There has been an increase in the use of animals in therapy over the last 40 years. Animals are being used to help clients with a variety...