HAIB – Ahead of Publication Abstracts

The following articles have been accepted and will be published in upcoming HAIB editions. Click the titles below to view abstracts.

The Psychological Processes Involved in the Development of a High-Quality Relation with one’s Dog
Lonneke Vink and Arie Dijkstra

Behavioral and Physiological Effects of Equine-assisted Early Intervention for Mother- Child Dyads with Insecure Attachment
Denise V. Hebesberger, Andrea Beetz, Henri Julius, Kerstin Uvnäs-Moberg, and Kurt Kotrschal

Effects of a Therapy Dog Program on the Wellbeing of Older Veterans Living in a Long Term Care Residence
Colleen Anne Dell, Darlene Chalmers, James Gillett, Megan Steeves, Betty Rohr, Barbara Fornssler, Alicia Husband, Holly McKenzie, Oluwatomisin Iwajomo, and Chelsea Nickel

An Examination of the Possible Physical Activity and Short-Term Health Benefits Associated With Dog Walking
Nikolina M. Duvall Antonacopoulos and Timothy A. Pychyl

Therapeutic horseback riding as a complementary intervention for military service members with PTSD
Beth A. Lanning, Amelia L. Wilson, Robert Woelk, and Alexander Beaujean

Household Cats and Children’s Mental Health
Moira R. Riley, Bonita Gibb, and Anne Gadomski

The effects of dog-owner relationship on the perceived stress and happiness
Mónica Teresa González-Ramírez, Lucía del Carmen Quezada-Berumen, Minerva Vanegas-Farfano, and René Landero-Hernández

Impact of adaptive devices on horses, assisting persons, and riders with cerebral palsy in a therapeutic riding program
Lana Kaiser, Mathew J. Edick, Katherine Smith Buckler, Camie Heleski, Sherman Gorbis, Bonnie DePue, Liz Lewis, adn LeeAnn J. Kaiser 

Homelessness and Animal Companionship in Bloomington
Christine H. Kim

Effect of pet interaction on stress reduction and positive mood Enhancement among pet-owners and non-owners
Aliya Khalid and Saadia Dildar