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Hu, M., Zhang, P., Leng, M., Li, C., & Chen, L. (2017). Animal-assisted intervention for individuals with cognitive impairment: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials and quasi-randomized controlled trials. Psychiatry Research. The aim of this meta-analysis was to systematically examine the efficacy of animal-assisted intervention (AAI) for cognitive impairment patients. PubMed, Embase, the Cochrane library,Read More
Cavalli, C. M., Carballo, F., Dzik, M. V., Underwood, S., & Bentosela, M. (2017). Are Animal Assisted Activities dogs different from pet dogs? A comparison of their sociocognitive abilities. Journal of Veterinary Behavior. Animal assisted activities (AAA) refer to a variety of interactions between animals and humans, intended to improve people’s wellbeing providing recreational orRead More
Rothberg, B. (2017). Scapedog: The Scapegoat Phenomenon and Other Group Dynamics Applied to a Service Dog. group, 41(3), 203-212. The creation of the specific service dog designation for people with disabilities, including psychiatric disabilities, added additional factors that deserve consideration when a dog enters a therapy group. In this article, I present clinical material andRead More
Coman, D. C., Bass, M. P., Alessandri, M., Ghilain, C. S., & Llabre, M. M. (2017). Effect of Equine-Assisted Activities on Social and Sensory Functioning of Children with Autism. Society & Animals. This is a replication, randomized control trial, that investigated the therapeutic effects of a 12-week equine-assisted (EA) intervention on the social and sensoryRead More
Martin, R. A., Graham, F. P., Taylor, W. J., & Levack, W. M. M. (2017). Mechanisms of Change for Children Participating in Therapeutic Horse Riding: A Grounded Theory. Physical & Occupational Therapy In Pediatrics, 1-17. Aim: To develop a model for understanding mechanisms of change in health outcomes for riders with disabilities participating in therapeuticRead More
Tan, V. X. L., & Simmonds, J. G. (2017). Parent Perceptions of Psychosocial Outcomes of Equine-Assisted Interventions for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Journal of autism and developmental disorders, 1-11. This research explored parents’ perceptions of the psychosocial outcomes of their children’s experience of receiving equine-assisted interventions (EAI). Participants were the parents of six childrenRead More