The protective association between pet ownership and depression among street-involved youth: a cross-sectional study
Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Lem, M., Coe, J. B., Haley, D. B., Stone, E., O'Grady, W.
Street-involved youth represent a particularly vulnerable subsection of the homeless population and are at increased risk of health problems, substance abuse, and depression. Qualitative research has demonstrated that animal companions help homeless youth cope with loneliness, are motivators for...
Current Perspectives on Therapy Dog Welfare in Animal-Assisted Interventions
Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Glenk, L. M.
Practices and Perceptions of Animal Contact and Associated Health Outcomes in Pregnant Women and New Mothers
Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Hsin-Yi Weng, Kimberly Ankrom
Companion animals play an important role in our society. However, pregnant women and new mothers might have specific concerns about animal-associated health outcomes because of their altered immune function and posture as well as their newborn babies. The study was conducted to collect baseline...
Companion animals and child/adolescent development: a systematic review of the evidence
Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Purewal, R., R. Christley, K. Kordas, C. Joinson, K. Meints, N. Gee, C. Westgarth
Childhood and adolescence are important developmental phases which influence health and well-being across the life span. Social relationships are fundamental to child and adolescent development; yet studies have been limited to children's relationships with other humans. This paper provides...
Human-animal interaction with regard to the welfare and use of horsesInterakcje czlowiek-zwierze w aspekcie dobrostanu i uzytkowania koni
Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Kozak, A., Budzynska, M.
The aim of this work is to characterize the human-horse interaction including its influence on the selected aspects of the welfare and use of horses. A review was made of the underlying aspects of the mutual human-horse relations, stressing the importance of early contact of a person with a...
Revisao sobre etica e bem-estar nas intervencoes assistidas por caes
Journal Articles | Contributor(s): P.D.E. Rosa, M. do R. G. Rainho, G. da G. Pereira
Association between pet ownership and coronary artery disease in a Chinese population
Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Zhi-Yong Xie, Di Zhao, Bing-Rui Chen, You-Nan Wang, Yao Ma, Hao-Jie Shi, Yang Yang, Ze-Mu Wang, Lian-Sheng Wang
A number of studies have suggested the benefits of pet ownership to human health, including cardiovascular disease (CVD). However, there are few findings regarding pet ownership and coronary artery disease (CAD). The objective of this study is to investigate the...
Percepción de los Beneficios de la Tenencia de Animales de Compañía para las Personas de la Mediana Edad con Diabetes Mellitus Tipo 2
Journal Articles | Contributor(s): B. Hughes H., A. M. Alvarez A, L. Castelo E., L. Ledon L., M. Mendoza T., E. Dominguez A.
Percepción de los Beneficios de los Animales de Compañía para los Adultos Mayores con Diabetes Mellitus Tipo 2
Journal Articles | Contributor(s): B. Hugues H., A. M. Alvarez A., L. Castelo E., L. Ledon L., M. Mendoza T., E. Dominguez A.