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By Marcy Wilhelm-South (compiler)
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Avian companions and the human-animal bond
Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Harris, J. M.
Benefits of budgerigars
Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Tremayne, V.
A bird in the house: An anthropological perspective on companion parrots
Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Anderson, P. K.
Avian companionship in alleviation of depression, loneliness, and low morale of older adults in skilled rehabilitation units
Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Jessen, J., Cardiello, F., Baun, M. M.
The educational benefits of a ten-week home-based wild bird feeding program for children
Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Beck, A. M., Melson, G. F., Costa, P. L. da, Liu, T.
This study evaluated a ten-week educational home-based program for feeding wild birds, intended to increase elementary school age children's knowledge about birds, especially those wild birds commonly encountered at outdoor home feeders. We measured changes from pre- to post-program in 65 seven-...
Psychological Needs Filled by Avian Companions
Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Loughlin, Catherine A., Dowrick, Peter W.
Social dimensions of the human-avian bond: parrots and their persons
Though birds are among the most popular companion animals in the United States, little scholarly research has focused on the human- companion parrot relationship. This study uses an ethnographic approach and qualitative analysis to examine the parrot-pet owner relationship. Two and one half weeks...
A Review of Animal-Assisted Interventions in Long-Term Care Facilities
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Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Jenna Ebener, Hunhui Oh
Past research fails to make connections comparing appropriate settings for the benefits of different species of therapy and resident animals in long-term care facilities specifically for the elderly. Two types of animal-assisted interactions (therapy and resident) and four animal species (birds,...
How nature can be used to create a therapeutic outdoor environment
Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Carol Davis
Some recent work on the psychotherapeutic value of caged birds with older people
Book Sections | Contributor(s): RA Mugford, JG M'Comisky