The Effect of Dog-Assisted Intervention on Student Well-Being, Mood, and Anxiety

@inproceedings{Grajfoner2017TheEO,
  title={The Effect of Dog-Assisted Intervention on Student Well-Being, Mood, and Anxiety},
  author={Dasha Grajfoner and E Gibbons Harte and Lauren M Potter and Nicola McGuigan},
  booktitle={International journal of environmental research and public health},
  year={2017}
}
This novel, exploratory study investigated the effect of a short, 20 min, dog-assisted intervention on student well-being, mood, and anxiety. One hundred and thirty-two university students were allocated to either an experimental condition or one of two control conditions. Each participant completed the Warwick-Edinburgh Mental Well-Being Scale (WEMBS), the State Trait Anxiety Scale (STAI), and the UWIST Mood Adjective Checklist (UMACL) both before, and after, the intervention. The participants… CONTINUE READING
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