Animals in our lives : human-animal interaction in family, community, and therapeutic settings /

What do we know about the benefits of human-animal interaction (HAI)- and what future research needs to be done to ensure high-quality, evidence-based practices? This book is an essential research volume for anyone interested in the impact of animal therapies and interaction on child health and deve...

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Other Authors: McCardle, Peggy D.
Format: Book
Published: Baltimore : Paul H. Brooke, c2011.
Table of Contents:
  • Historical and cultural perspectives on human-pet interactions / James A. Serpell
  • Community benefits of human-animal interactions, the ripple effect / Lisa Jane Wood
  • Animals and child health and development / Alan M. Beck
  • Public health implications of pets : our own animals and those of others / Lynne Haverkos ... [et al.]
  • Parents as armchair ethologists : decreasing the risks of child-dog interactions / Patricia B. McConnell
  • Therapeutic human-animal interaction : an overview / Peggy McCardle... [et al.]
  • Animals in the classroom / Nancy R. Gee
  • Animal-assisted interventions in child psychiatry / Anke Prothmann and Aubrey H. Fine
  • Equine-assisted activities and therapy for individuals with physical and developmental disabilities : an overview of research findings and the types of research currently being conducted / Lisa S. Freund, Octavia J. Brown, and Preston R. Buff
  • The roles that animals can play with individuals with autism / Temple Grandin
  • Research meets practice : issues for evidence-based training in human-animal interaction / Kate Trujillo, Phil Tedeschi, and James Herbert Williams
  • Challenges to human-animal interaction research : methodological issues and barriers to sustainability / Roland J. Thorpe, Jr., James A. Serpell, and Stephen J. Suomi
  • Scientific research on human-animal interaction : a framework for future studies / James A. Griffin ... [et al.].