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Imagining life without Dreamer
Pet loss and continuing bonds: An examination of grief reactions in adults and children
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Contributor(s):: Maxwell D. Rappoport
Mourning the Loss of a Pet
Contributor(s):: Stephen R. Pratt
Exploring bereaved older adult pet owner's relationship and grief experiences following the death of a companion animal
Contributor(s):: Sabine B. J. Volkmann
Complicated grief therapy in pet loss: A clinical case study
Contributor(s):: Valerie Russell
Fare thee well: how to help owners (and yourself) deal with the death of a beloved pet
Contributor(s):: Al Bentz, C. Bach
Grieving the Loss of a Pet Needs the Health System Recognition
Contributor(s):: Bidhu K. Mohanti
Globally there is increased presence of pets in the households. This non-human relationship, with its dimensions of physical and emotional bonds, can get severely jolted on the death of the companion animal. It sets a feeling, ‘our life is now left with a void and the house feels utterly...
The veterinarian's role in pet loss: grief education, support, and facilitation
Contributor(s):: L.S. Lagoni, S. Hetts, S.J. Withrow
Grief counseling for the pet owner: your role & additional resources
Contributor(s):: S. W. Johnson
A longitudinal study of mental illness among bereaved pet owners
Contributor(s):: Y. Kimura, K. Kanai, N. Itoh, S. Chikazawa, Y. Hori, F. Hoshi, H. Kawabata, M. Maezawa
Pet Bonding and Pet Bereavement Among Adults
Contributor(s):: Kelli Brosam
This study was designed to examine the relationship between the intensity of bonding and grief responses among adults following the death of their dogs or cats. Three hypotheses were considered: 1) The strength of the bond between an adult and a pet will predict the intensity of grief following...
For Death is But a Passing Phase of Life: Riding The Grief Waves Resulting From The Death of Pet and Human Loss Within a Culturally Fluid World
Contributor(s):: Yoshiko Nonaka
We, as living beings, all cross paths with death of others and of ourselves, as well as the grief that follows. However, people in many cultures and societies are often discouraged from talking about death and dying. Death and grief as a result of it happen in response to not only human loss, but...
Experiencing Pet Loss as a Child: A Parental Perspective
Contributor(s):: Sarah Jayne Parkin
Due to the positive contributions many companion animals make to the lives of others, it is common for individuals to build strong emotional attachments to their pets. Individuals who have strong relationships with their pets are likely to experience an equally strong grief reaction following...
Attitudes and Perceptions of Pet Owners' Understanding of and Satisfaction with the Pet Memorialization Industry
Contributor(s):: Donna Lipari
This thesis explores the bond between owners and their pets and the grief that is experienced upon the death of a companion animal. The goal of this study was to investigate the attitudes and perceptions of pet owners who have lost a pet in the last 5 years, focusing specifically on the pet...
The impact of animals on patient wellbeing
Contributor(s):: Williams, B.
Bereavement: How We, Our Staff, and Our Clients Face It
Contributor(s):: Hess, L.
Grief following pet and human loss: Closeness is key
Contributor(s):: Eckerd, L. M., Barnett, J. E., Jett-Dias, L.
Death in the family
Contributor(s):: Maria Botero
Barbara King presents grief as the result of the capacity of human and non-humananimals for social and affectionate bonds. This is a novel approach that provides a context for interpreting behavioral evidence of grief. The book also offers thought-provoking insights into the relationship between...
Grieving the loss of a pet
Contributor(s):: Irish Hospice Foundation (IHF)
Bereavement information leaflet on coping with the death of a pet. Leaflet 15 of 15