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Mar 03 2017
Animal-Assisted Interventions: An Incredible Range of Therapeutic Benefits
Mar 02 2017
Mar 01 2017
Depression in older cat and dog owners: the Nord-Trøndelag Health Study (HUNT)-3
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| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Enmarker, Ingela, Hellzén, Ove, Ekker, Knut, Berg, Anne-Grethe T.
Aging & Mental Health
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...
Equine-assisted therapy for anxiety and posttraumatic stress symptoms
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Earles, Julie L., Vernon, Laura L., Yetz, Jeanne P.
Journal of Traumatic Stress
Evaluating animal-assisted therapy in group treatment for child sexual abuse
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Dietz, Tracy J., Davis, Diana, Pennings, Jacquelyn
Journal of Child Sexual Abuse
Animal-assisted intervention for trauma: a systematic literature review
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): O'Haire, Marguerite E., Guérin, Noémie A., Kirkham, Alison C.
Frontiers in Psychology
A preliminary study of group intervention along with basic canine training among traumatized teenagers: a 3-month longitudinal study
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Hamama, Liat, Hamama-Raz, Yaira, Dagan, Keren, Greenfeld, Hofit, Rubinstein, Chen, Ben-Ezra, Menachem
Children and Youth Services Review
Are therapy dogs like Xanax? does animal-assisted therapy impact processes relevant to cognitive behavioral psychotherapy?
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Hunt, Melissa G., Chizkov, Rachel R.
Application of psychiatric service dogs in mental health care [dissertation]
| Theses | Contributor(s): Marshall, Carolyn B.
Therapeutic effects of dog visits in nursing homes for the elderly
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Thodberg, Karen, Sørensen, Lisbeth Uhrskov, Christensen, Janne Winther, Poulsen, Pia Haun, Houbak, Birthe, Damgaard, Vibeke, Keseler, Ingrid, Edwards, David, Videbech, Poul B.
Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Ltd.
Thodberg, Karen, Department of Animal Science, Aarhus University,...
Effect of animal‐assisted interventions on depression, agitation and quality of life in nursing home residents suffering from cognitive impairment or dementia: A cluster randomized controlled trial
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Olsen, Christine, Pedersen, Ingeborg, Bergland, Astrid, Enders‐Slegers, Marie‐José, Patil, Grete, Ihlebæk, Camilla
International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry
John Wiley & Sons
Effects of brief behavioural activation on approach and avoidance tendencies in acute depression: Preliminary findings
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Nasrin, Farjana, Rimes, Katharine, Reinecke, Andrea, Rinck, Mike, Barnhofer, Thorsten
Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy
Cambridge University Press
Barnhofer, Thorsten, University of Exeter, Sir...
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Animal-Assisted Interventions: Incorporating Animals in Therapeutic Goals & Treatment
Predictors of participation in an animal-assisted activity program
| Theses | Contributor(s): Stacie Lynn Davison
The purpose of this study was to assess the significance of demographic variables, depression, and pet attitude as predictors of willingness to participate in animal-assisted activity (AAA)...
Emerging Cardiovascular Risk Research: Impact of Pets on Cardiovascular Risk Prevention
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Pamela J. Schreiner
Animals interact with humans in multiple ways, including as therapy and service animals, commercially as livestock, as wildlife, and in zoos. But the most common interaction is as companion...