Resources Regarding Animal-Assisted Therapy

Barker S. and Dawson, K. (1998). The Effects of Animal-Assisted Therapy on Anxiety Ratings of Hospitalized Psychiatric Patients

Barker, S. and Pandurangi, A. and Best, A. (2003). Effects of Animal-Assisted Therapy on Patients' Anxiety, Fear, and Depression Before ECT. The Journal of ECT.

Berget, B. and Ekeberg, O., and Braastad, B. (2008). Animal-assisted therapy with farm animals for persons with psychiatric disorders: effects on self-efficacy, coping ability and quality of life, a randomized controlled trial. Clinical Practice and Epidemiology in Mental Health.

Folse, E. and Minder, C. and Aycock, M. and Santana, R. (2015). Animal-Assisted Therapy and Depression in Adult College Students. Anthrozoos Journal.

Heimlich, K. (2001). Animal-assisted therapy and the severely disabled child: A quantitative study. Journal of Rehabilitation. 

Kovacs, Z. and Bulucz, J. and Kis, R. and Simon, L. (2015). An exploratory study of the effect of animal-assisted therapy on nonverbal communication in three schizophrenic patients. Anthrozoos Journal.

Martin, F. and Farnum, J. (2002). Animal-Assisted Therapy for Children with Pervasive Developmental Disorders.

Nimer, J. and Lundahl, B. (2007). Animal-Assisted Therapy: A Meta-analysis

Parish-Plass, N. (2008). Animal-Assisted Therapy with Children Suffering from Insecure Attachment Due to Abuse and Neglect: A Method to Lower the Risk of Intergenerational Transmission of Abuse? Clinical Child Psychology and Psychiatry.

Proulx, D. (1998). Animal Assisted Therapy. American Association of Critical - Care Nurses

Richeson, N. (2003). Effects of animal-assisted therapy on agitated behaviors and social interactions of older adults with dementia. American Journal of Alzheimers Disease and Other Dementias.

Wesley, M. and Minatrea, N. and Watson, J. (2015). Animal-Assisted Therapy in the Treatment of Substance Dependence. Anthrozoos Journal.