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  1. Ponies Proliferate Positive Affect: The Effectiveness of Equine Therapy on Positive Affect in Adolescents with Serious Emotional Disturbances

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    | Contributor(s):: Hannah Roberts, Nikki Honzel

    Adolescents with serious emotional disturbances (SED) are a particularly difficult population to treat due to high comorbidity rates of anxiety, depression, post-traumatic stress, and behavioral conduct disorders. The current study compared the effectiveness of equine-facilitated psychotherapy...

  2. Serum Cortisol Concentrations and Behavior Assessment as Tools for Evaluating Stress in Horses Used in Therapeutic or University Riding Programs

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    | Contributor(s):: Shikun Chen

    Stress is known to have a negative impact on the health and well-being of animals. Physiological and behavioral changes offer objective and easy to use methods of evaluating stress in horses. However, there are limited studies showing a relationship between changes in stress-related behavior...

  3. Equine Facilitated Mental Health Services and Social Adjustment in Adolescents on Probation

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    | Contributor(s):: Anna Idzerda

    Little quantitative research has been done to verify claims that the use of horses in Equine Facilitated Mental Health and Education Services has an impact on the clients’ emotional and mental wellbeing. This study was created to determine if participation in six months of weekly...

  4. Alternative Therapies for People with Special Needs: An Emphasis on Animal-Assisted Therapies

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    | Contributor(s):: Emily Hamilton

    This paper contains research examining the effectiveness of alternative therapies - play therapy, art therapy, music therapy, horticulture therapy, and animal-assisted therapies – in helping various special needs populations. The focus of this research was on animal-assisted therapies...

  5. Equine Therapy From A Dance/Movement Therapy Perspective

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    | Contributor(s):: Cecilia Clasen

    Equine Facilitated Psychotherapy (EFP) is a form of therapy that utilizes a team approach of a psychotherapist, an equine specialist and a horse or horses, all working together to aid individuals in experiencing personal emotional healing and growth. It can be particularly effective when there...

  6. Animal Assisted Therapy: An Effective Solution for Symptoms of Dementia in Institutionalized Elderly Patients

    | Contributor(s):: Peter Ashley, Jennifer Eriksson, Ashley Jeon

    Background: Dementia is a term that describes a wide range of symptoms associated with a severe decline in core mental abilities that are not part of the normal ageing process. Memory, communication and language, attention, reasoning and judgement, and visual perception may be significantly...

  7. Best Practices for Non-Profit Organizations Using Human-Aminal Interaction as an Intervention with At-Risk Youth

    | Contributor(s):: Sly, Jai Oni

  8. Animal Assisted Interventions in Schools: A Qualitative Case Study of How Students with Emotional or Behavioral Disabilities Respond to the Use of Therapy Dogs

    | Contributor(s):: Shiverdecker, Kathleen Hartman

  9. Animal-Assisted Therapy: A Qualitative Study

    | Contributor(s):: Schmell, Sophie S.

  10. An Analysis of the Impact of the Presence of a Therapy Dog on Student Behavior in a Special Education Middle School Classroom

    | Contributor(s):: Schimming, Dena

  11. Counselor Experiences with Clients Who Bring Emotional Support Animals to Sessions

    | Contributor(s):: Reynolds, Jennifer

  12. The Benefits of Integrating an Assistance Dog with Military Chaplain Corps Services at the 169th Fighter Wing, McEntire Joint National Guard Base, South Carolina

    | Contributor(s):: Pittman, Christina Pryor

  13. Reading Education Assistance Dogs (R.E.A.D.®) & Literacy: Using Animal Assisted Education with English Learners in the Elementary School Classroom

    | Contributor(s):: Kelly, Tara Jayne

  14. Animal-Assisted Interventions with Dogs: A Review of the Current Literature

    | Contributor(s):: Doney, Emma

  15. The Impact of an Animal-Assisted Intervention Using Certified Therapy Dogs on Psychological and Physiological Measures of Pre-Licensure Baccalaureate Nursing Student Test Anxiety

    | Contributor(s):: Walker, Cristen

  16. The Efficacy of Animal-Assisted Therapy on Reducing Aggression and Non-compliance in Children with Behavioral and Psychiatric Disorders: A School-Based Intervention

    | Contributor(s):: Thorne, Irina

  17. Exploring the Professional Development of MFT Students Enrolled in Equine Assisted Family Therapy Coursework: An Experiential Learning Modality

    | Contributor(s):: Rothman, Natalie

  18. The Impact of Animal-Assisted Therapy on the Social-Emotional Learning of Pre-School Children: A Qualitative Case Study

    | Contributor(s):: Pellegrino, Deborah Sue

  19. Improving Daily Functioning of Gang Affiliated Juvenile Offenders through Animal-Assisted Therapy

    | Contributor(s):: Pataky, Ashley L.

  20. Experiences of People with Multiple Sclerosis and their use of Assistance Dogs: An Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis

    | Contributor(s):: O'Connor, Gráinne Ann