Cardiovascular responses to a pet snake
Contributor(s):: Alonso, Y.
Trajectories of psychological distress among low-income, female survivors of Hurricane Katrina
Contributor(s):: Lowe, S. R., Rhodes, J. E.
Palliative care and use of animal-assisted therapy
Contributor(s):: Engelman, S. R.
Animal-assisted therapy: paws with a cause
Contributor(s):: Ernst, L. S.
The effects of the presence of a companion animal on physiological arousal and behavioral distress in children during a physical examination
Contributor(s):: Nagengast, S. L., Baun, M. M., Megel, M., Leibowitz, J. M.
Pet ownership, but not ACE inhibitor therapy, blunts home blood pressure responses to mental stress
Contributor(s):: Allen, K., Shykoff, B. E., Izzo, J. L., Jr.
In the present study, we evaluated the effect of a nonevaluative social support intervention (pet ownership) on blood pressure response to mental stress before and during ACE inhibitor therapy. Forty-eight hypertensive individuals participated in an experiment at home and in the physician’s...
Presence of a pet dog and human cardiovascular responses to mild mental stress
Contributor(s):: Kingwell, B. A., Lomdahl, A., Anderson, W. P.
Behavioral and physiological responses of guide dogs to a situation of emotional distress
Contributor(s):: Fallani, G., Prato Previde, E., Valsecchi, P.
The aim of this study was to analyze the behavioral and physiological reactions of guide dogs in a distressing situation which promotes attachment behaviors towards their blind owners, and to compare such reactions with those of untrained or trainee dogs. The subjects were 57 adult Labrador and...
Communicating with special populations: children and older adults
Contributor(s):: Brandt, J. C., Grabill, C. M.
Effects of exercise and human contact on animal welfare in a dog shelter
Contributor(s):: Menor-Campos, D. J., Molleda-Carbonell, J. M., Lopez-Rodriguez, R.
Human -- canine interaction: exploring stress indicator response patterns of salivary cortisol and immunoglobulin A
Contributor(s):: Krause-Parello, Cheryl A., Tychowski, Joanna, Gonzalez, Andres, Boyd, Zakiya
Reducing stress in dogs in shelters
Contributor(s):: Diesel, G.
Canine visitation (pet) therapy: pilot data on decreases in child pain perception
Contributor(s):: Sobo, E. J., Eng, B., Kassity-Krich, N.
Creating a therapeutic and healing environment with a pet therapy program
Contributor(s):: Coakley, A. B., Mahoney, E. K.
Long-term effects of tryptophan on behavioural response and growing-furring performance in silver fox ( Vulpes vulpes )
Contributor(s):: Rouvinen, K., Archbold, S., Laffin, S., Harri, M.
The effects of dietary tryptophan (TRP) supplementation on behavioural response, body weight, feed intake and winter fur development were assessed in silver fox pups from 28 July until 5 December 1997. Ten males and 10 females received a commercial fox ration (control) and 10 males and 10 females...
Stressors and Coping Strategies Used by Single Mothers Living in Poverty
Contributor(s):: Broussard, C. Anne, Joseph, Alfred L., Thompson, Marco
2008 SNRS abstracts -- C
Experiences of family life with an autism assistance dog
Contributor(s):: Smyth, C., Slevin, E.
The pet as an anxiolytic intervention
Contributor(s):: Wilson, C. C.
Presence of human friends and pet dogs as moderators of autonomic responses to stress in women
Contributor(s):: Allen, K. M., Blascovich, J., Tomaka, J., Kelsey, R. M.