Author: Meike Heyer, Nora Kloke
Spurwechsel mit Hund
Author: Angelika Putsch
Publisher: Kynos Verlag
Entfremdung, Gewaltbereitschaft, Isolation, Haltlosigkeit - das sind nur zu oft die Schlagworte, mit denen die Situation auffällig gewordener Jugendlicher beschrieben wird. Insbesondere für "therapiemüde" Jugendliche kann ein Hund ein wichtiger Türöffner sein, um sich wieder auf andere und damit auch auf sich selbst einzulassen. Eigenwahrnehmung, Kommunikation, Rücksicht und Verantwortung rücken plötzlich fast unbemerkt und spielerisch wieder in den Vordergrund, ohne dass die Betroffenen sich "therapiert" fühlen. Angelika Putsch stellt ihre langjährigen Erfahrungen mit dem von ihr entwickelten Konzept des "Kompetenztrainings mit Hund (kmh)" vor und informiert über Nutzen, Voraussetzungen und Möglichkeiten, aber auch über die Grenzen des Einsatzes von Hunden als Co-Pädagogen in der Jugendhilfe.
The Reef Aquarium
Author: Philip Hunt
Publisher: Barrons Educational Series Incorporated
Explains how to set up and maintain a reef aquarium in order to create the most natural ecosystem for your fish.
Author: Donald Altschiller
This comprehensive overview of the many types of animal-assisted therapy provides the perfect reference for students, general readers, pet owners, animal care specialists, psychologists, occupational and physical therapists, and mental health professionals. • A list of government regulations about the rights of service dogs in public accommodations • A glossary of major terms, such as animal-assisted therapy, animal-assisted activities, equine therapy, and many others • The most comprehensive annotated bibliography yet developed on the subject, including books, journal articles, videos, and websites
Author: Alison Hornsby
Wonderfully illustrated heart-warming guide to all types of assistance dogs, including those which help the blind, deaf, disabled and elderly.
Attachment to Pets
Author: Henri Julius, Andrea Beetz, Kurt Kotrschal, Dennis Turner, Kerstin Uvnäs-Moberg
Publisher: Hogrefe Publishing
The biological and psychological basis of pet therapy / animal-assisted therapy and what this means for practice “A comprehensive, scientific foundation for human-animal therapy.” (Judith Solomon) In recent years, the ancient symbiosis between humans and their pets has entered a new phase, marked by the burgeoning clinical specialty of human-animal therapy. This approach uses the relationship between humans and their (mainly) mammalian pets to support the growth of emotion regulation, social skills, and mental health in children, adolescents, and adults. But how are humans and animals able to develop close bonds at all? What makes it possible for animals to have a therapeutic effect on humans? And how can we best use this understanding in animal-assisted therapy? In this unique book, a team of expert biologists and psychologists integrate and combine sophisticated biological and psychological knowledge to answer these questions. Together they have created a comprehensive, scientific foundation for human-animal therapy, a foundation that will facilitate the development, implementation, and evaluation of effective new interventions.
Ever wondered why dogs sniff each other when they meet? Or what drives your puppy to chew your sneakers? In How to Talk with Your Dog, discover the complex language and behavior of dogs. Find out what your pet is really trying to say when he flattens his ears, barks persistently, or seems to smile. Learn from dogs themselves how to deal with problem behavior or integrate your new puppy into the family pack. By mastering your pet's language, you can get the most out of your relationship, whether you're training or just having fun together. Bring up your puppy responsibly by using the language he will instinctively understand Discover how to read your dog's complex body language–from ear positions to resting postures–through lavish color photographs Get expert advice on spotting–and dealing with–an agressive, sick, or anxious dog Learn how to discipline, train, and care for your puppy just like his mother would
The "inner physician" is that part of the psyche that can heal--when one becomes aware of the psycho-emotional issues that come with pain. Dr. Upledger describes his methods through personal accounts such as that from Mary Ellen Clark, the Olympic diver, whom he cured of dizziness.
Dream a Little Dream
Author: Susan Elizabeth Phillips
Publisher: Harper Collins
A Desperate Young Mother Rachel Stone's bad luck has taken a turn for the worse. With an empty wallet, a car's that's spilling smoke, and a five-year-old son to support, she's come home to a town that hates her. But this determined young widow with a scandalous past has learned how to be a fighter. And she'll do anything to keep her child safe—even take on. . . A man With No Heart Gabe Bonner wants to be left alone, especially by the beautiful outcast who's invaded his property. She has a ton of attitude, a talent for trouble, and a child who brings back bad memories. Yet Rachel's feisty spirit might just be heaven-sent to save a tough, stubborn man. Dare To Dream Welcome to Salvation, North Carolina—where a man who's forgotten what tenderness means meets a woman with nothing to lose. here two endearing lovers will set off on a funny, touching journey of the heart. . .to a place where dreams just might come true.
Author: Heinz Boeker, Peter Hartwich, Georg Northoff
This book presents a comprehensive neuropsychodynamic strategy for treating psychiatric disorders. Rather than pursuing an exclusively biological, psychological, or psychodynamic approach, it offers a methodology that links all three aspects in a unifying, integrative model. Central to this approach is the view of the brain as a bio-psychosocial organ in a neuro-ecological model, rather than the purely neuronal model often presupposed in current neuroscience and psychiatry. Moreover, the book views psychopathological symptoms as spatiotemporal disorders of the altered spatiotemporal structure spanning the brain and its surrounding world. The relation between one of the core symptoms and altered neuronal activity calls for the development of integrated, circular neuropsychodynamic models of psychopathological symptoms in severe psychiatric disorders and their treatment.
Do our dogs experience the equivalent of infancy and puberty? Do they go through the terrible teens or struggle with midlife crises? And what can we do to ensure they take each step in stride? In The Seven Ages of Man's Best Friend, bestselling author Jan Fennell leads us through the key phases of a dog's development by uniquely defining the seven ages of our dogs: the buoyant, boundless energy of the Puppy and the Pioneer, the troublesome teens that are the ages of the Playboy and the Protégé, the difficult middle years of the Pretender and the Protector, and the twilight years of the Pensioner. The book offers advice on all the problems that crop up at particular times in a dog's development, including training and vaccinations as well as puberty and parenthood. In The Dog Listener, Jan Fennell changed the way we think about our dogs. Now, Jan once more challenges conventional thinking and puts forward an alternative view of the dog's world.
This book places the major theories of development in historical and contemporary context, and provides frameworks for understanding and perceiving the significance of the research findings in developmental psychology.
The Border Collie is one of Britain's oldest strains of dog, bred to herd livestock. Despite its appealing qualities, it does not slip effortlessly into becoming a family pet, and accounts for almost half of all abandoned dogs in Britain. This text provides advice on how to choose your dog - whether a puppy or rescue collie - and how to rear, feed and train it.
Mit Hunden Leben
Author: Jan Fennell
The Domestic Dog
Author: James Serpell
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Why do dogs behave in the ways that they do? Why did our ancestors tame wolves? How have we ended up with so many breeds of dog, and how can we understand their role in contemporary human society? Explore the answers to these questions and many more in this study of the domestic dog. Building on the strengths of the first edition, this much-anticipated update incorporates two decades of new evidence and discoveries on dog evolution, behavior, training, and human interaction. It includes seven entirely new chapters covering topics such as behavioral modification and training, dog population management, the molecular evidence for dog domestication, canine behavioral genetics, cognition, and the impact of free-roaming dogs on wildlife conservation. It is an ideal volume for anyone interested in dogs and their evolution, behavior and ever-changing roles in society.