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Jennifer A. Lentini
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Publications & Research Experience

Lentini, J. Ann. Finding the Right Fit: Schooling Options for Children. In M. Knox (Ed.) Clinician’s Toolkit for Children’s Behavioral Health (Submitted Manuscript).

Lentini, JA & Knox, M. (2015) Equine Facilitated Psychotherapy (EFP) with Children & Adolescents: An Update and Literature Review. Journal of Creativity in Mental Health: Volume 10, Issue 3, 2015, pages 278- 305

Knox, M., Lentini, J., & Aiton, S. (2011). Effects of game-based relaxation training on attention problems in anxious children. Psychiatry On-line, The International Forum for Psychiatry.

Knox, M., Lentini, J., Cummings, T., McGrady, A., Whearty, K., & Sancrant, L. (2011). Game-based biofeedback for pediatric anxiety and depression. Mental Health in Family Medicine, 8:195-203.
Knox, M., Burkhart, K. & Lentini, J. (2010). Biofeedback for pediatric anxiety: Using technology to help children reduce tension and stress. Pediatrics for Parents, 26 (9/10), 16-17.

Michele Knox, PhD & Jennifer Lentini, MD, (2010). On Spanking. Pediatrics for Parents. 26 (5,6) 25-27.

Cummings, T., Knox, M., McGrady, A., Sancrant, L., Whearty, K., & Lentini, J. (2010). Computer-Aided Relaxation Training for Pediatric Anxiety. Poster presentation at the University of Toledo Annual Symposium on Research in Psychiatry, Psychology, and Behavioral Science.

Lentini JA & Knox MS (2009). A Qualitative and Quantitative Review of Equine Facilitated Psychotherapy (EFP) with Children and Adolescents. The Open Complementary Medicine Journal. 1, 51-57.

AM Staples, JA Lentini, JR Bales, MK Groce, SP Wilson and JE Grisel (2001). OFQ gene manipulation effects on morphine reward pathways and pain sensitivity. NCUR.
JE Grisel, JR Bales, WM Lowder, J Lentini, D Rinaldi, B Martin (2000). Free-choice access to kava-kava decreases oral self-administration of ethanol in C57BL/6J mice. Alc. Clin. Exp. Res. 24:13A.

JE Grisel, RK Reinscheid, JA Lentini, AM Staples, SP Wilson (2000). Effect of virus-mediated OFQ gene manipulation on morphine analgesia, tolerance, dependence and conditioned place preference. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts, 2000.

Lab Manager, Behavioral Neuroscience Laboratory, Furman University, 1999-2000 Animal neurosurgery, Designed and carried out experiments in behavior, learning and neuroscience, Statistical analyses of experiments, Supervised and taught undergraduates, Veterinary care and husbandry for 200+ animals

Research assistant, Family Practice Office, Hendersonville, NC, 1995 Effects of Colloidal Ag+ on Rheumatoid Arthritis, Chronic Pain, & Fibromyalgia.

Skills & Interests
children psychiatry psychology animal assisted therapy biofeedback
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Reviewer Rating

Completed First Peer Review