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  1. The Health Benefits of Horses (HABRI Central Bibliography)

    Contributor(s):: Jane Kinkus Yatcilla (compiler)

  2. Use of dog as a means of activation of seniors and influence on various aspects of aging

    Contributor(s):: K Machova, J Varekova, M Riha

  3. Effects of Therapy Dogs on Participants' Anxiety in Group Discussion

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    | Contributor(s):: Kailee Grace Renne

    This study investigates the effects of animal assisted therapy, AAT, on undergraduate students with social anxiety disorder, SAD. This was an experimental research design based on a pretest, posttest model. Eight participants (3 male and 5 female) volunteered to take part in this study. All...

  4. A systematic literature review of animal-assisted interventions in oncology (part II): theoretical mechanisms and frameworks

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    | Contributor(s):: Holder, T. R. N., Gruen, M. E., Roberts, D. L., Somers, T., Bozkurt, A.

    Animal-assisted interventions (AAIs) can improve patients' quality of life as complementary medical treatments. Part I of this 2-paper systematic review focused on the methods and results of cancer-related AAIs; Part II discusses the theories of the field's investigators. Researchers...

  5. Non-parametric evaluation methods of the brain activity of a bottlenose dolphin during an assisted therapy

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    | Contributor(s):: Escobar, J. J. M., Matamoros, O. M., Villar, E. Y. A. del, Padilla, R. T., Reyes, I. L., Zambrano, B. E., Gomez, B. D. L., Morfin, V. H. C.

    Dolphin-Assisted Therapies (DAT) are alternative therapies aimed to reduce anxiety levels, stress relief and physical benefits. This paper is focused on measuring and analyzing dolphins brain activity when DAT is taking place in order to identify if there is any differences in female...

  6. Cynotherapy in cancer pain management: a pilot study

    | Contributor(s):: Silva Carvalho, F., Carvalho, S., Conde, R., Esteves, S.

  7. The effect of animal-assisted therapy on nursing student anxiety: A randomized control study

    | Contributor(s):: Anderson, D., Brown, S.

  8. Stars and Strides

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    Stars and Stride’s mission is to be the cornerstone of North Central West Virginia for Equine Therapy. We are a nonprofit organization focused on improvements in quality of life through partnerships with horses. Stars and Strides is a 501(C)3 Founded, Incorporated and Chartered by a Board...

  9. Les activités à orientation thérapeutique associant l'animal, pour une meilleure qualité de vie à l'hôpital

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    | Contributor(s):: Didier Vernay

    Il est usuel de dire ou de publier que les Activités Associant l'Animal - AAA - à but thérapeutique à l'hôpital sont pionnières. Cette affirmation devient fausse. En effet, nous disposons aujourd'hui en France d'une histoire, de bases...

  10. Null effects of therapy dog interaction on adolescent anxiety during a laboratory-based social evaluative stressor

    | Contributor(s):: Mueller, M. K., Anderson, E. C., King, E. K., Urry, H. L.

  11. Evaluating stress in riding horses: part one - behavior assessment and serum cortisol

    | Contributor(s):: Hovey, M. R., Davis, A., Chen, S., Godwin, P., Porr, C. A. S.

  12. Animal assisted intervention for oncology and palliative care patients: A systematic review

    | Contributor(s):: Diniz Pinto, K., Vieira de Souza, C. T., Benamor Teixeira, M. L., Fragoso da Silveira Gouvêa, M. I.

  13. A Randomized Controlled Pilot Study Examining Effects of Animal Assisted Therapy in Children Undergoing Sealant Placement

    | Contributor(s):: Charowski, M., Wells, M. H., Dormois, L., Fernandez, J. A., Scarbecz, M., Maclin, M.

  14. Humane Hearts Therapy Program

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    Humane Hearts therapy animals are owned by people who want to volunteer to enrich the lives of special groups within our community. The role of a therapy animal is to work as a team with their handler to provide emotional and physical support to all people. Volunteering with a Humane Hearts...

  15. Effectiveness of animal-assisted therapy on pain in children: A systematic review and meta-analysis

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    | Contributor(s):: Zhang, Y., Yan, F., Li, S., Wang, Y., Ma, Y.

    AIMS: Animal-assisted therapy (AAT) relieves pain by creating a relaxed and comfortable environment to reduce anxiety in children. Yet little is known about its effects on pain in children. This study aims to systematically evaluate the effects of AAT on pain in children. METHODS: Eight...

  16. The effects of facility dogs on burnout, job-related well-being, and mental health in pediatric hospital professionals

    | Contributor(s):: Jensen, C. L., Bibbo, J., Rodriguez, K. E., O'Haire, M. E.

  17. Effects of animal-assisted therapy on hospitalized children and teenagers: A systematic review and meta-analysis

    | Contributor(s):: Feng, Y., Lin, Y., Zhang, N., Jiang, X., Zhang, L.

  18. Animal presence modulates frontal brain activity of patients in a minimally conscious state: A pilot study

    | Contributor(s):: Arnskötter, W., Marcar, V. L., Wolf, M., Hund-Georgiadis, M., Hediger, K.

  19. Integrating Animal-Assisted Therapy Into TF-CBT for Abused Youth With PTSD: A Randomized Controlled Feasibility Trial

    | Contributor(s):: Allen, Brian, Shenk, Chad E., Dreschel, Nancy E., Wang, Ming, Bucher, Ashley M., Desir, Michelle P., Chen, Michelle J., Grabowski, Simonie R.

  20. Influences of Animal-Assisted Therapy on Episodic Memory in Patients with Acquired Brain Injuries

    | Contributor(s):: Theis, Felicitas, Luck, Frank, Hund-Georgiadis, Margret, Hediger, Karin