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  1. A Systematic Review of Randomized Controlled Trials of Animal-Assisted Therapy on Psychosocial Outcomes

    Contributor(s):: Maujean, Annick, Pepping, Christopher A., Kendall, Elizabeth

    The use of animal-assisted interventions (aaIs) to achieve psychological benefits has expanded rapidly over the last few years. However, this is a vastly under-researched area, and the research to date has been largely descriptive, in the form of case studies, or has used only small groups of...

  2. Parent Perceptions of Psychosocial Outcomes of Equine-Assisted Interventions for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

    Contributor(s):: Tan, V. X., Simmonds, J. G.

  3. Animal assisted therapy (AAT) program as a useful adjunct to conventional psychosocial rehabilitation for patients with schizophrenia: Results of a small-scale randomized controlled trial

    Contributor(s):: Calvo, Paula, Fortuny, Joan R., Guzmán, Sergio, Macías, Cristina, Bowen, Jonathan, García, María L., Orejas, Olivia, Molins, Ferran, Tvarijonaviciute, Asta, Cerón, José J., Bulbena, Antoni, Fatjó, Jaume

  4. Brief report: The effects of equine-assisted activities on the social functioning in children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorder

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    | Contributor(s):: Anderson, Sophie, Meints, Kerstin

    Equine-assisted activities and therapies are increasing in popularity for treatment of ASD symptoms. This research evaluated effects of a 5-week programme of therapeutic riding on social functioning of children/adolescents (N = 15) with ASD. The effectiveness of the programme was...

  5. A systematic review of animal-assisted therapy on psychosocial outcomes in people with intellectual disability

    | Contributor(s):: Maber-Aleksandrowicz, Sarah, Avent, Cerian, Hassiotis, Angela

  6. A Systematic Review of Animal-Assisted Therapy on Psychosocial Outcomes in People with Intellectual Disability

    | Contributor(s):: Maber-Aleksandrowicz, S., Avent, C., Hassiotis, A.

  7. Animal-assisted therapy as an approach to psychosocial symptoms in oncopediatric patients

    | Contributor(s):: Toro, Daniel, del Pilar Valdes, Ma

  8. Increasing the effectiveness of palliative care through integrative modalities: Conceptualizing the roles of animal companions and animal-assisted interventions

    | Contributor(s):: Skeath, Perry, Jenkins, Molly A., McCullough, Amy, Fine, Aubrey H., Berger, Ann

  9. Recruiting psychosocial health effects of animals for families and communities: Transition to practice

    | Contributor(s):: Hart, Lynette A., Yamamoto, Mariko, Fine, Aubrey H.

  10. Improvement of self-efficacy and social skills through participation in Great and Small, a therapeutic horseback riding program

    | Contributor(s):: Westerman, Patricia, Hargreaves, Holly A., Westerman, Delores, Verge, Melissa, Trotter, Kay Sudekum

  11. Dog-assisted Therapy for Older People with Dementia: A Randomised Controlled Trial in Residential Aged Care Facilities

    | Contributor(s):: Perkins, Jacqueline

  12. The effectiveness of a pet therapy visitation program on the institutionalized elderly

    | Contributor(s):: Zulauf, Jonette Bronson

  13. Implications of the Literature on Equine-Assisted Activities for Use as a Complementary Intervention in Social Work Practice with Children and Adolescents

    | Contributor(s):: Smith-Osborne, Alexa, Selby, Alison

  14. Animal-assisted therapy services for adult cancer patients: a grant proposal

    | Contributor(s):: Julia Moorhouse

    The purpose of this project was to identify potential funding sources and complete a grant to provide pet therapy/animal-assisted therapy to cancer patients who are actively in treatment at the Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center in Orange County, California, who are experiencing emotional...

  15. Animal-Assisted Therapy Ameliorates Anhedonia in Schizophrenia Patients

    | Contributor(s):: Nathans-Barel, Inbar, Feldman, Pablo, Berger, Barry, Modai, Ilan, Silver, Henry

  16. Using complementary and alternative therapies to promote comfort at end of life

    | Contributor(s):: Brenner, Z. R., Krenzer, M. E.

  17. Human-animal interaction in a prison setting: Impact on criminal behavior, treatment progress, and social skills

    | Contributor(s):: Fournier, Angela Krom, Geller, E. Scott, Fortney, Elizabeth V.

  18. 'It's like being in another world': Demonstrating the benefits of therapeutic horseback riding for individuals with psychiatric disability

    | Contributor(s):: Bizub, Anne L., Joy, Ann, Davidson, Larry

  19. Influence of dolphin-assisted therapy sessions on the functional state of children with psychoneurological symptoms of diseases

    | Contributor(s):: Lukina, L. N.

  20. Die Untersuchung psychosozialer Wirkungen tiergest√ľtzter Intervention bei dementen Menschen in station√§ren Einrichtungen

    | Contributor(s):: Beckmann, Antje