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Positive Effects of a Short-Term Dog-Assisted Intervention for Soldiers With Post-traumatic Stress Disorder-A Pilot Study
Contributor(s):: Beetz, A., Schofmann, I., Girgensohn, R., Braas, R., Ernst, C.
Veterans transitioning from isolation to integration: a look at veteran/service dog partnerships
Contributor(s):: Crowe, T. K., Sanchez, V., Howard, A., Western, B., Barger, S.
Equine-Facilitated Therapy and Trauma: Current Knowledge, Future Needs
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Contributor(s):: Marlys Staudt, Donna Cherry
Equine-facilitated therapy (EFT) is a relatively new treatment for trauma and PTSD. EFT as well as animal assisted interventions in general have been introduced and implemented in mental health treatment for children and adults, though the research in support of these interventions has not kept...
An Examination of the Lived Experiences of United States Military Veterans who have been Diagnosed with Psychological Inflictions of War who have Utilized Equine Assisted Therapy
Contributor(s):: Thomas Frederick Banner
As the result of multiple psychological conditions that are inflicted by war, the need for veterans’ well-being is ever evident. “PTSD changes the body’s response to stress, often making it difficult for PTSD victims to live their lives as they normally would” (Stokes,...
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.
Evaluating animal-assisted therapy in group treatment for child sexual abuse
Contributor(s):: Dietz, Tracy J., Davis, Diana, Pennings, Jacquelyn
Effects of equine-facilitated psychotherapy on post-traumatic stress symptoms in youth
Contributor(s):: Mueller, Megan Kiely, McCullough, Leslie
Animal assisted therapy and trauma survivors
Contributor(s):: Mims, Debra, Waddell, Rhondda
Feb 10 2017
Animal-Assisted Interventions: Incorporating Animals in Therapeutic Goals & Treatment
Animal assisted therapy: a look at the benefits of integrating therapy dogs into the treatment of adult women suffering from sexual assault related PTSD
Contributor(s):: Megan House
Based on the statistical evidence listed above, the Cleveland Rape Crisis Center (2014) suggests sexual assault is becoming an epidemic in the United States. In regard to the statistical evidence, Bates (2014) believes that sexual trauma is better resolved with the aid of counseling or...
We create an opportunity to save shelter dogs, train them, and place them with deserving service members who have been diagnosed with post-combat stress and anxiety. There is no out of pocket cost for the veteran to receive a trained dog, and they gain a constant companion to help them cope with...
Animal-Assisted Intervention for trauma: a systematic literature review
Contributor(s):: O'Haire, M. E., Guerin, N. A., Kirkham, A. C.
Prisoners, pups, and PTSD: the grass roots response to veterans with PTSD
Contributor(s):: Furst, Gennifer
Animal-Assisted Intervention for trauma: A systematic literature review
Contributor(s):: Marguerite E. O'Haire, Guérin, Noémie A., Alison Claire Kirkham
Treating human trauma with the help of animals: Trauma informed intervention for child maltreatment and adult post-traumatic stress
Contributor(s):: Tedeschi, Philip, Sisa, Meredith L., Olmert, Meg Daley, Parish-Plass, Nancy, Yount, Rick, Fine, Aubrey H.
Animal-Assisted Intervention for Trauma, Including Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
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 incorporated into mental health institution programs during the late eighteenth century to increase...
Comparative Effectiveness of Interventions for Children Exposed to Nonrelational Traumatic Events
Contributor(s):: Forman-Hoffman, Valerie L., Zolotor, Adam J., McKeeman, Joni L., Blanco, Roberto, Knauer, Stefanie R., Lloyd, Stacey W., Goldman Fraser, Jenifer, Viswanathan, Meera
Contributor(s):: Faw, Caitlin Henning
Animals and Healing [New Sources of Healing]
Contributor(s):: Wainrib, Barbara Rubin