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  1. Prison Animal Training Programs: Attachment Theory as an Explanation for Changes in Inmate Behavior

    Contributor(s): Sue D. Weaver

  2. The Adolescent's Relationship with Animals: Empathy, Mental Health, and Animal Bonding

    Contributor(s): Alexis C. N. Reddig

  3. Kućni ljubimci i implikacije za zdravlje i psihofizičku dobrobit njihovih vlasnika

    Contributor(s): Jelena Ombla

  4. Grau de apego dos proprietários com os animais de companhia segundo a Escala Lexington Attachment to Pets

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    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Maria de Fátima Martins, Paula Adriane Piccolo Pieruzzi, João Paulo Fernandes Santos, Márcio Antonio Brunetto, Viviane Murer Fruchi, Mônica Baptista Ciari, Márcio José da Rocha Luppi, Letícia Maria de Zoppa

    A  avaliação  do  grau  de  apego  de  proprietários  com  os  seus  cães  e  gatos  é  um  importante  recurso  para  o  estudo  da influência dos...

  5. Pokušaj validacije adaptirane lexington skale privrženosti kućnim ljubimcima

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    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Jelena Levačić

    Dosadašnja, uglavnom strana istraživanja, pokazala su kako ljudi sa svojim kućnim ljubimcima stvaraju čvrstu emocionalnu vezu iz koje, čini se, proizlaze brojne prednosti za čovjeka, kako na fizičkom tako i na psihološkom planu. U Hrvatskoj je privrženost kućnim ljubimcima...

  6. Exploring the Role of Playfulness with Canine Companions in Coping with Stress: How Men Are Impacted by Human–Animal Interaction Through Calling on a Memory of Play

    Book Sections | Contributor(s): Mary Harlinger, Chris Blazina

  7. Exploring the Role of Playfulness with Canine Animal Companions in Coping with Stress

    Theses | Contributor(s): Mary Harlinger

  8. The Role of the Family Dog in the Preadolescent's Psychosocial Development Relative to Selected Dimensions of the Self-Concept, Sex and Age

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    Theses | Contributor(s): Janet Haggerty Davis

  9. The Companion Animal Semantic Differential: Long and Short Form Reliability and Validity

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Robert H. Poresky, Charles Hendrix, Jacob E. Mosier, Marvin L. Samuelson

  10. How animals contribute to subjective well-being: A comprehensive model of protective and risk factors

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Maike Luhmann, Anna Kalitzki

    In this paper, we elaborate and test a comprehensive theoretical model of SWB of animal caregivers. This model includes risk factors such as restrictions in daily life, negative emotions, and financial strain, and protective factors such as a sense of purpose in life, positive emotions, and...

  11. Confirmatory factor analyses of the children's attitudes and behaviors towards animals scale in two eastern cultural contexts

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    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Jessica Wong, David Mellor, Xioayan Xu, Ben Richardson

    The purpose of the present study was to investigate the factor stability of the Children’s Attitudes and Behaviors Towards Animals Scale (CABTA) across two eastern contexts: China and Malaysia. Confirmatory factor analyses (CFAs) were conducted on data collected from 700 Chinese mothers...

  12. Pets and the development of positive attitudes to animals

    Book Sections | Contributor(s): James Serpell, Elizabeth Paul

  13. Evaluation of reliability of the Center for the Study of Animal Wellness Pet Bonding Scale (CSAWPBS) & the Dog Walk Program

    Theses | Contributor(s): Barbie Fulton

  14. Analysing two instruments to evaluate AAT: CSAWPBS (Center for the Study for Animal Wellness Pet Bonding Scale) and MOPI (Measurement of Pet Intervention) scales

    Conference Papers | Contributor(s): Paula Calvo, Jonathan Bowen, Antoni Bulbena, Jaume Fatjo

  15. Impact of therapy dog visits on outpatient nurse welfare and job satisfaction

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    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Stephanie D. Clark, Jessica M. Smidt, Brent A. Bauer

    Interaction with a therapy dog can decrease blood pressure, heart rate, and improve heart rate variability; due to these responses, it suggests that human-animal interaction can alleviate the stress response. This study aims to observe if the effects of therapy dog visits could alleviate...

  16. Camp Geronimo: Evaluating the Influence of an Animal Assisted Intervention Based Summer Camp on Social Participation in Children with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

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    Theses | Contributor(s): Joelle Ruggeri

    Research regarding animal assisted intervention (AAI) has found that it can be an effective intervention towards promoting positive social participation in children with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). A quality improvement project was implemented at The Barn at Spring Brook...

  17. The Social Rank of Zoo-Housed Japanese Macaques is a Predictor of Visitor-Directed Aggression

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    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Jocelyn M. Woods, Stephen R. Ross, Katherine A. Cronin

    The effect that visitors have on the behavior and welfare of animals is a widely-studied topic in zoo animal welfare. Typically, these studies focus on how the presence or activity levels of visitors affect animals. However, for many species, and particularly primates, social factors, such as...

  18. The Use of Specific Serological Biomarkers to Detect CaniLeish Vaccination in Dogs

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    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Carla Lima, Nuno Santarém, Javier Nieto, Javier Moreno, Eugenia Carrillo, Daniella Castanheira Bartholomeu, Lilian Lacerda Bueno, Ricardo Fujiwara, Célia Amorim, Anabela Cordeiro-da-Silva

    Canine leishmaniosis (CanL) prevention in the Mediterranean basin is considered essential to stop human zoonotic visceral leishmaniasis. In this context, vaccination of dogs is expected to have a significant impact in disease control. CaniLeish® (Virbac Animal Health) is one of a few CanL...

  19. Eläinavusteinen sanataide : ammattilaisten käsityksiä koira-avusteisen sanataidetyöskentelyn merkityksestä kehitysvammaisten nuorten sosiaalisessa hyvinvoinnissa

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    Theses | Contributor(s): Nora Laine

    Pro gradu -tutkielmassa selvitetään eläinavusteisen sanataiteen merkitystä kehitysvammaisten nuorten sosiaalisessa hyvinvoinnissa. Tutkimusaineisto koostuu kolmen ammattilaisen haastattelusta ja Kerrotaan Koiralle -työpajan toiminnan havainnoinneistani. Tutkimuksen...

  20. Voluntary Rein Tension in Horses When Moving Unridden in a Dressage Frame Compared with Ridden Tests of the Same Horses—A Pilot Study

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    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Lara Piccolo, Kathrin Kienapfel

    Too much rein tension while riding may compromise the welfare of the horse. But who generates the tension on the reins—the horse or the rider? The primary aim of this pilot study was to evaluate the maximum rein tension that horses voluntarily maintain without a rider compared to rein...