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A Pilot Study Assessing the Effectiveness of an Animal-Assisted Outreach Program
Contributor(s):: Stewart, Leslie A., Dispenza, Franco, Parker, Lindy, Chang, Catherine Y., Cunnien, Taffey
Pets and Loneliness
Contributor(s):: Woodward, John C., Queen, Janel
Contributor(s):: Wolfson, Elissa
Animal-assisted therapy and loneliness in nursing homes: use of robotic versus living dogs
Contributor(s):: Banks, Marian R., Willoughby, Lisa M., Banks, William A.
Canaries, cats, and canines
Contributor(s):: Donker, Catherine E., Heidenreich, Heidi M.
Effects of animal-assisted therapy on loneliness in an elderly population in long-term care facilities
Contributor(s):: Banks, Marian R., Banks, William A.
BackgroundAnimal-assisted therapy (AAT) is claimed to have a variety of benefits, but almost all published results are anecdotal. We characterized the resident population in long-term care facilities desiring AAT and determined whether AAT can objectively improve loneliness. MethodsOf 62...
Long-term residence and loneliness: myth or reality?
Contributor(s):: Francis, G., Odell, S. H.
Pets help us to make human friends
Contributor(s):: Powell, Barbara
Pets or people: another research note
Contributor(s):: Goldmeier, John
Pets, attachment, and well-being across the life cycle
Contributor(s):: Sable, Pat
Predicting loneliness in the hospitalized elderly: what are the risk factors?
Contributor(s):: Proffitt, Charlotte, Byrne, Marjorie
Putting more heart in the nursing home: what we learned from the dogs
Contributor(s):: Banks, William A., Banks, Marian R.
Companion animals in palliative care: stories from the bedside
Contributor(s):: Geisler, A. M.