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  1. Social and emotional therapy dog-assisted interventions in mainstream school settings: A systematic review

    Contributor(s):: Wintermantel, Lena, Grove, Christine, Henderson, Linda, Laletas, Stella

  2. Role of physical environment and green natural environment of pet-accompanying tourism sites in generating pet owners' life satisfaction

    Contributor(s):: Quan, Wei, Kim, Seongseop, Baah, Nancy Grace, Jung, Heekyoung, Han, Heesup

  3. Promoting sustainable well-being through nature-based interventions for young people in precarious situations: Implications for social work A systematic review

    Contributor(s):: Obeng, James Kutu, Kangas, Katja, Stamm, Ingo, Tolvanen, Anne

  4. All Creatures Great and Small: A Review and Typology of Employee-Animal Interactions

    Contributor(s):: Quan, Shawn Xiaoshi, Lam, Carisa, Schabram, Kira, Yam, Kai Chi

  5. The consideration of animals within australian social work curriculum

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    | Contributor(s):: Duvnjak, Angella, Dent, Ashleigh

    ABSTRACT There is growing impetus for social work to move beyond a human-centric social justice orientation to include the consideration of animals. Social work programs in Australia are currently not required to include content related to animals within the curricula and little is known about...

  6. Examining the Impact of Virtual Animal Stimuli on College Students' Affect and Perception of their Academic Advising Experience

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    | Contributor(s):: Johnson, E. A., Survase, S., Gray, P. B.

    The benefits of animal-assisted interventions (AAI) involving animals in therapy are widely accepted. The presence of animals in therapy can decrease a patient's reservation about therapy and promote a sense of comfort and rapport during the therapy process. Using survey data from college...

  7. Health Promotion for Students of Veterinary Medicine: A Preliminary Study on Active Microbreaks and Ergonomics Education

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    | Contributor(s):: Grünwald, J. A., Licka, T. F.

    Occupational hazards, such as psychosocial stressors, physical injuries from human-animal interactions, and physically demanding work tasks, are common in the veterinary profession, and musculoskeletal discomfort and pain (MDP) may already be present in veterinary undergraduates. This...

  8. Reimagining Healthcare: Human-Animal Bond Support as a Primary, Secondary, and Tertiary Public Health Intervention

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    | Contributor(s):: Hoy-Gerlach, J., Townsend, L.

    The emergence of human-animal support services (HASS)-services provided to help keep people and their companion animals together-in the United States has been driven by two global public health crises. Despite such impetuses and an increasing recognition of One Health approaches, HASS are...

  9. The impact on physical performance, pain and psychological wellbeing of chronic low back pain patients during 12-weeks of equine- facilitated therapy intervention

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    | Contributor(s):: Mattila-Rautiainen, S., Venojärvi, M., Rautiainen, H., Keski-Valkama, A.

    Equine - Facilitated Therapy (EFT), an equine environment, and horses themselves can meet many physical and mental health needs beyond diagnostic categories. The horse's ability to produce a walk-like movement and the participant's ability to connect to non-judgemental living creatures,...

  10. Assistance Dogs for People with Younger (Early)-Onset Dementia: The Family Carer’s Experience

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    | Contributor(s):: Marks, Genée, McVilly, Keith R.

    There is growing evidence for trained assistance dogs promoting the health, wellbeing, and quality of life of people in a variety of circumstances, including for those with dementia. Little is known about people with younger (early)-onset dementia (YOD) and family carers. As part of a larger...

  11. Brighten up the rainbow: Ecology-based group work for lgbtq+ people

    | Contributor(s):: Kara, Yunus

    ABSTRACT This research was carried out as a pretest-posttest experimental study in order to evaluate the effect of ecology-based group work on 18 LGBTQ+ people living in different districts of Istanbul. The study group of the research carried out between July 2022 and August 2022 consists of 18...

  12. Older Adult Companion Animal-Owner Wellbeing During the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Qualitative Exploration

    | Contributor(s):: Zablan, Kirrily, Melvin, Glenn, Hayley, Alexa

  13. Pet Ownership and Wellbeing During the COVID-19 Pandemic: The Importance of Resilience and Attachment to Pets

    | Contributor(s):: Barklam, Ece Beren, Felisberti, Fatima Maria

  14. Managing long-term wellness in captive sea turtles

    | Contributor(s):: Wood, L. D.

  15. Beyond “Doing Better”: Ordinal Rating Scales to Monitor Behavioural Indicators of Well-Being in Cats

    | Contributor(s):: Ellis, Jacklyn J.

    Safeguarding the well-being of cats is essential to the mission of any responsible animal shelter. Environmental enrichment and behaviour modification are often key to this goal. Measuring response to these interventions is essential to ensure strategies are successful. There are often many staff...

  16. Burden of illness in people with medically refractory epilepsy who suffer from daily to weekly seizures: 12-month follow-up of participants in the EPISODE study

    | Contributor(s):: van Hezik-Wester, V., de Groot, S., Kanters, T., Versteegh, M., Wagner, L., Ardesch, J., Brouwer, W., van Exel, J.

    BACKGROUND: A small group of people with epilepsy suffers from frequent seizures despite the available pharmacological and non-pharmacological interventions. The impact of epilepsy on these people extends beyond health-related quality of life (HRQoL), impacting a person's broader well-being and...

  17. “Furry tales”: pet ownership’s influence on subjective well-being during Covid-19 times

    | Contributor(s):: Damberg, Svenja, Frömbling, Lena

  18. Exploring Implementation of Animal-Assisted Interventions as Health Promotion Initiatives on University Campuses

    | Contributor(s):: Cooke, E., Warner, E., Henderson-Wilson, C.

  19. You get what you give: Pet relationships in a communal orientation framework

    | Contributor(s):: Liu-Pham, Ryan, Patterson, Lauren, Keefer, Lucas A.

  20. Friends with Benefits: The Positive Consequences of Pet-Friendly Practices for Workers' Well-Being

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    | Contributor(s):: Junça-Silva, A.

    Although there is evidence that pets may help individuals who are facing significant daily stressors, little is known about the benefits of pet-friendly practices for their owners' well-being. Based on the social exchange theory and on the Rusbult investment model, we argue that...