Intervención asistida con animales, bienestar, estrés y habilidades sociales en estudiantes universitarios

  1. Diana Peña Gil
Supervised by:
  1. Celia Rosa Camilli Trujillo Director
  2. María Mercedes Garcia Garcia Director

Defence university: Universidad Complutense de Madrid

Year of defence: 2022

  1. Enrique Navarro Asencio Chair
  2. Chantal Biencinto López Secretary
  3. Amparo Pérez Carbonell Committee member
  4. Paula Calvo Soler Committee member
  5. Rafael Martos Montes Committee member
  1. Investigación y Psicología en Educación

Type: Thesis


The first year of university implies for many students an increase in their stress levels, which negatively influence their well-being and social relationships. Therefore, from the educational community, the implementation of programs that help alleviate these difficulties is considered essential, promoting improvements in the personal and academic development of its students. Pursuing this purpose, international universities have created Dog Assisted Intervention programs with the aim of improving the quality of life of their students, finding substantial benefits. The main objective of this doctoral thesis was to evaluate the effectiveness of a Dog Assisted Intervention program (Compludog) for first-year undergraduate students at the Complutense University of Madrid. To achieve this objective, a pilot study was carried out that allowed the program to be validated, after which its results were evaluated...