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Substance abuse inpatients' experience of animal-assisted therapy.
Animal-facilitated therapy (AFT), also referred to as "pet therapy," is the overarching term that refers to both animal-assisted activities (AAA) and animal-assisted therapy (AAT) (Urbanski Sc Lazenby, 2012).
The term therapy is included in this category label to imply that the animal is used for animal-assisted therapy [8] as part of a medical or allied healthcare treatment [67].
When Big Start happened, I had a vague concept of animal-assisted therapy.
COL Perry Chumley's article reveals that there have been occasions of US military use of animal-assisted therapy since World War I, but those were limited to specific locations and situations.
Comparison of the effect of human interaction, animal-assisted therapy, and AIBO-assisted therapy on long-term care residents with dementia.
Our hemodialysis clinic has an active pet therapy program, and the chapter on animal-assisted therapy has many resources that will enhance my research in this area.
Risley-Curtiss (2004) found that only seven out of 230 schools of social work that responded to a survey included much content on the human-companion animal bond (HCAB) in their courses and that what was offered was mostly about animal-assisted therapy.
McQuarrie includes authoring the American Humane's TASK Program Manual, a publication that merges two important areas of expertise: first, the practical issues involving setting up an animal-assisted therapy program and safely working with therapy animals; and second, the legal implications of effectively incorporating therapy animals in work with children that often entails a difficult court process.
The study found that animal-assisted therapy helped in boosting a patient's emotional and physical well being.
Multiple research studies have shown that animal-assisted therapy can support and enhance quality of life and decrease stress in people suffering from disease.