Complementary horse-assisted therapy for substance use disorders: a randomized controlled trial
Contributor(s):: Gatti, Francesca, Walderhaug, Espen, Kern-Godal, Ann, Lysell, Jeanette, Arnevik, Espen Ajo
An adjunctive human-animal interaction intervention for veterans with PTSD: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
Contributor(s):: Grubaugh, A. L., Myers, U. S., Keller, S. M., Wangelin, B. C., Lozano, B. E., Tuerk, P. W.
Animal-assisted therapy for schizophrenia and related disorders: A systematic review
Contributor(s):: Hawkins, E. L., Hawkins, R. D., Dennis, M., Williams, J. M., Lawrie, S. M.
An equine-assisted therapy intervention to improve pain, range of motion, and quality of life in adults and older adults with arthritis: A randomized controlled trial
Contributor(s):: White-Lewis, S., Johnson, R., Ye, S., Russell, C.
Animal-assisted therapy for dementia
Contributor(s):: Lai, N. M., Chang, S. M. W., Ng, S. S., Tan, S. L., Chaiyakunapruk, N., Stanaway, F.
BACKGROUND: Dementia is a chronic condition which progressively affects memory and other cognitive functions, social behaviour, and ability to carry out daily activities. To date, no treatment is clearly effective in preventing progression of the disease, and most treatments are symptomatic,...
The "pet effect" in cancer patients: Risks and benefits of human-pet interaction
Contributor(s):: Chan, M. M., Tapia Rico, G.
Effect of pet insects on the psychological health of community-dwelling elderly people: a single-blinded, randomized, controlled trial
Contributor(s):: Ko, H. J., Youn, C. H., Kim, S. H., Kim, S. Y.
Background: There is evidence that animal-assisted therapy has positive effects on mental health, especially in elderly people. Caring for insects is easy, relatively inexpensive, and does not require much space. Objective: The aim of this 8-week randomized, controlled, single-blinded study was...
A Novel Behavioral Intervention in Adolescents With Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus Improves Glycemic Control: Preliminary Results From a Pilot Randomized Control Trial
Contributor(s):: Maranda, Louise, Lau, May, Stewart, Sunita M., Gupta, Olga T.
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
Evaluating a website to teach children safety with dogs
Contributor(s):: Schwebel, David C., McClure, Leslie A., Severson, Joan
Pet dander and difficult-to-control asthma: Therapeutic options
Contributor(s):: Ling, M., Long, A. A.
Randomized trial examines effects of equine facilitated learning on adolescents' basal cortisol levels
| Contributor(s):: Patricia Pendry, Annelise N. Smith, Stephanie M. Roeter
Although equine facilitated programs have gained in popularity over the last decade, virtually nothing is known about the causal effects of equine facilitated interventions on human development and well-being. Researchers conducted a randomized trial to determine the effects of an 11-week...
Children, parents, and pets exercising together (CPET) randomised controlled trial: study rationale, design, and methods
| Contributor(s):: Yam, P. S., Morrison, R., Penpraze, V., Westgarth, C., Ward, D. S., Mutrie, N., Hutchison, P., Young, D., Reilly, J. J.
Animal-Assisted Therapy with Farm Animals for Persons with Psychiatric Disorders: Effects on Anxiety and Depression, a Randomized Controlled Trial
| Contributor(s):: Berget, Bente, Ekeberg, Øivind, Pedersen, Ingeborg, Braastad, Bjarne O.
Animal-assisted therapy with farm animals for persons with psychiatric disorders: effects on self-efficacy, coping ability and quality of life, a randomized controlled trial
| Contributor(s):: Berget, B., Ekeberg, O., Braastad, B. O.
Background: The benefits of Animal-Assisted Therapy (AAT) for humans with mental disorders have been well-documented using cats and dogs, but there is a complete lack of controlled studies using farm animals as therapeutic agents for psychiatric patients. The study was developed in the context of...
Human and animal health: strengthening the link: methodological concerns about animal facilitated therapy with dolphins
| Contributor(s):: Basil, B., Mathews, M.