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Animal-Assisted therapy had no effect on negative emotions, such as rage or anger.
Patient Frank Sesko of Inverness enjoyed visits from the Animal-Assisted Therapy dogs while he spent nearly a month in the NCH Acute Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit recovering from surgery.
'Dog Handlers" and Dogs' Emotional and Cortisol Secretion Responses Associated with Animal-Assisted Therapy Sessions.
Animal-assisted therapy with female inmates with mental illness: A case example from a pilot program.
Substance abuse inpatients' experience of animal-assisted therapy. Journal of Psychology in Africa, 23, 447-480.
(26) SAMH Animal-Assisted Therapy Research Summary (2014), available at http:// www.dcf.state.fl.us/programs/samh/SubstanceAbuse/ docs/guidance/Animal%20Assisted% 20Therapy%20-%20Research%20 Summary%202.24.14.pdf.
Despite this, animal-assisted therapy initiatives are becoming increasingly popular as it seems that people find spending time with animals to be generally soothing and enjoyable.
Handbook on animal-assisted therapy: Foundations and guidelines for animalassisted interventions.
Cherniak, "The benefit of pets and animal-assisted therapy to the health of older individuals," Current Gerontology and Geriatrics Research, vol.
Taipei, April 11 (CNA) Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je on Tuesday released a video on his Facebook page promoting an animal-assisted therapy program aimed at turning stray dogs into patient's companions, and he also appealed for donations.
Animal-assisted intervention (AAI) is an approach that is increasingly used in the context of health and education and encompasses animal-assisted therapy (AAT), a therapeutic intervention that is guided, structured, and planned with a defined purpose and monitored by healthcare professionals; animal-assisted education (AAE), an intervention with an objective that is guided, structured, planned, directly connected to education, and always monitored by a teacher and/ or educationalist; and animal-assisted activity (AAA), an informal yet planned intervention with educational, motivational, and recreational purposes (IAHAIO 2014).
For example, the incorporation of animal-assisted therapy (AAT) in treatment plans that had specific intervention or education goals contributed to positive psychosocial development and emotional stability of children.