April DuCasse, Adriana Staples, Brittany Bird, Mary Palm, Aurelia Alexander, Barbara Kornblau; The Effects of Pets on Chronic Pain. Am J Occup Ther 2020;74(4_Supplement_1):7411505206. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.2020.74S1-PO7514
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Date Presented 03/28/20
This qualitative study explored pets in chronic-pain-patients’ lives, through an online survey of open-ended questions. Adult pet owners with chronic pain were recruited from Facebook pain groups. Qualitative data were analyzed using grounded theory until saturation was reached. Multiple researchers and data collection from multiple sources ensured triangulation, rigor, and trustworthiness of the data. Participants reported that pets helped improve their mood, activity, pain, and function.
Primary Author and Speaker: April DuCasse
Additional Authors and Speakers: Adriana Staples, Brittany Bird, Mary Palm, Aurelia Alexander, Barbara Kornblau
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