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The Effects of Human-Animal Interaction on Social Isolation (HABRI Central Bibliography)

By Marcy Wilhelm-South (compiler)

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  • Marcy Wilhelm-South (2018), "The Effects of Human-Animal Interaction on Social Isolation (HABRI Central Bibliography)," https://habricentral.org/resources/63017.

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  1. Effects of animal-assisted therapy for responding to passive behavior in elderly nursing home residents with dementia: A single subject design study

    Full-text: Available

    Theses | Contributor(s): Cherie Ann Soprano

    Passive behavior (PB) is a behavioral disturbance that affects 61 to 88 percent of nursing home residents (NHRs) with dementia. PB in persons with dementia (PWD) often leads to such negative consequences as, social isolation, loss of physical functioning, excess disability, and further cognitive...

  2. Pet ownership and human health: a brief review of evidence and issues

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): McNicholas, J., Gilbey, A., Rennie, A., Ahmedzai, S., Dono, J., Ormerod, E.

  3. Culture Change in Long Term Care Services: Eden-Greenhouse-Aging in the Community

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Brune, Kendall

  4. Disability, connectivity and transgressing the autonomous body

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Gibson, B. E.

  5. The human-companion animal bond: how humans benefit. (Special Issue: Veterinary public health.)

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Friedmann, E., Son, H. S.

    The human-animal bond is extremely important to most clients of small animal veterinary practices. Pet ownership, or just being in the presence of a companion animal, is associated with health benefits, including improvements in mental, social, and physiologic health status. This article provides...

  6. Animal-assisted therapy enhances resident social interaction and initiation in long-term care facilities

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Bernstein, P. L., Friedmann, E., Malaspina, A.

    Compared the effectiveness of animal-assisted therapy (AAT) with nonanimal therapy (NAT) for providing social stimulation among long term care (LTC) residents. The study was conducted at 2 LTC facilities with 122 and 200 residents. NATs included snack bingo or arts and crafts, while AAT involved...

  7. Playing with pets and longevity among older people

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Tucker, Joan S., Friedman, Howard S., Tsai, Catherine M., Martin, Leslie R.

  8. Value of cat ownership to elderly women living alone

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Mahalski, Pauline A., Jones, Robin, Maxwell, Gabrielle M.

  9. Effects of animal-assisted therapy on loneliness in an elderly population in long-term care facilities

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Banks, Marian R., Banks, William A.

    BackgroundAnimal-assisted therapy (AAT) is claimed to have a variety of benefits, but almost all published results are anecdotal. We characterized the resident population in long-term care facilities desiring AAT and determined whether AAT can objectively improve loneliness. MethodsOf 62...

  10. The Management of Loneliness in Aged Care Residents: An Important Therapeutic Target for Gerontological Nursing

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Brownie, Sonya, Horstmanshof, Louise

  11. Pet Ownership and Older Women: The Relationships Among Loneliness, Pet Attachment Support, Human Social Support, and Depressed Mood

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Krause-Parello, Cheryl A.

  12. Human-Animal Interaction and Older Adults

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Carlisle, Gretchen K. M.

  13. Effects of pet ownership on the health and well-being of older people

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Wells, Y., Rodi, H.

  14. The lives of elderly bird-keepers: a case study of Hong Kong

    Book Sections | Contributor(s): Ngan, Raymond, Leung, Edward

  15. Predicting loneliness in the hospitalized elderly: what are the risk factors?

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Proffitt, Charlotte, Byrne, Marjorie

  16. Putting more heart in the nursing home: what we learned from the dogs

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Banks, William A., Banks, Marian R.

  17. Long-term residence and loneliness: myth or reality?

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Francis, G., Odell, S. H.

  18. Research considerations: stress and perceived health status in the rural elderly

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Johnson, Julie E., Waldo, Mary, Johnson, Russell G.

  19. Animal-assisted therapy and loneliness in nursing homes: use of robotic versus living dogs

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Banks, Marian R., Willoughby, Lisa M., Banks, William A.

  20. Companion animals and the elderly

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    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Roberta Erickson

    One important "significant other" that often goes unrecognized in professional circles is the companion animal with whom many elders share their daily lives. Yet, more than a century ago, Florence Nightingale wrote that pets were excellent companions for patients confined by long-term...