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  1. Animal-Assisted Intervention for People with Depression

    | Reports | Contributor(s): Felicia Trembath

    Depression is a mood disorder characterized by a persistent feeling of sadness, lack of interest in activities, and fatigue. Most people will feel sad or depressed at times, but...

    https://habricentral.org/resources/55605

  2. Animal Welfare in Human-Animal Interactions

    | Reports | Contributor(s): Myrna Milani

    Just as what comprises acceptable welfare in any people involved in human-animal interactions (HAI) represents an amalgam of multiple components that related to multiple...

    https://habricentral.org/resources/55218

  3. The Use of Dogs in Hospital Settings

    | Reports | Contributor(s): Amy McCullough, Ashleigh Ruehrdanz, Molly Jenkins

    According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (2015), over 35 million people are hospitalized in the U.S. every year. Many hospitals across the country have incorporated animal...

    https://habricentral.org/resources/54870

  4. Animal-Assisted Intervention for Trauma, Including Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

    | Reports | Contributor(s): Marguerite E. O'Haire, Noémie A. Guérin, Alison Claire Kirkham, Courtney L. Daigle

    The inclusion of animals in psychological treatment - known as Animal-Assisted Intervention (AAI) - is a common and widely accepted component of mental healing and therapy. Animals were first...

    https://habricentral.org/resources/48078

  5. The Effect of Human-Animal Interaction on Human Cardiovascular Health

    | Reports | Contributor(s): Felicia Trembath, Emily Patterson-Kane

    More than 2,150 Americans die from cardiovascular disease (CVD) daily, an average of 1 death every 40 seconds (Go et al., 2014). In any given year, approximately 620,000 Americans suffer their...

    https://habricentral.org/resources/48077

  6. Animal-Assisted Intervention for Autism Spectrum Disorder

    | Reports | Contributor(s): Marguerite E. O'Haire, Noémie A. Guérin, Alison Claire Kirkham, Courtney L. Daigle

    Approximately 1 in 68 children in the United States has Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD; Autism and Developmental Disabilities Monitoring Network, 2014). There is no cure for ASD;...

    https://habricentral.org/resources/48076

  7. Animal-Assisted Intervention for People with Cancer

    | Reports | Contributor(s): Felicia Trembath

    Cancer is one of the most widespread diseases in the modern world, affecting millions of people per year. In the United States alone approximately 1.6 million people are diagnosed with cancer...

    https://habricentral.org/resources/48075

  8. Animal Exposure, Asthma and Allergies

    | Reports | Contributor(s): Felicia Trembath

    An estimated 62% of all United States households have one or more pet and more than 38% of households with pets have children under the age of 18 (Beck, 2010). Although the total number of pets in...

    https://habricentral.org/resources/45851

  9. Practitioner Attitudes and Beliefs Regarding the Role Animals Play in Human Health

    | Reports | Contributor(s): Felicia Trembath

    Many studies have evaluated the effectiveness of animals in improving patient outcomes, such as their ability to improve cardiovascular health or alleviate depression symptoms. However,...

    https://habricentral.org/resources/44219