Psychological and social effects to elderly people by robot-assisted activity
Contributor(s):: Shibata, Takanori, Wada, Kazuyoshi, Saito, Tomoko, Tanie, Kazuo
Farm animal-assisted intervention: Relationship between work and contact with farm animals and change in depression, anxiety, and self-efficacy among persons with clinical depression
Contributor(s):: Pedersen, Ingeborg, Nordaunet, Trine, Martinsen, Egil Wilhelm, Berget, Bente, Braastad, Bjarne O.
'Ralf': Eine Fallgeschichte aus der schulpsychologischen Beratungspraxis
Contributor(s):: Marschner, Günter
Animal-assisted therapy in patients hospitalized with heart failure
Contributor(s):: Cole, K. M., Gawlinski, A., Steers, N., Kotlerman, J.
Effects of animal-assisted therapy on patients' anxiety, fear, and depression before ECT
Contributor(s):: Barker, S. B., Pandurangi, A. K., Best, A. M.
The pet as an anxiolytic intervention
Contributor(s):: Wilson, C. C.
A helping paw
Contributor(s):: Mullett, S.
Diagnostic criteria for separation anxiety in the dog
Contributor(s):: McCrave, E. A.
Effects of reconcile (fluoxetine) chewable tablets plus behavior management for canine separation anxiety
Contributor(s):: Simpson, B. S., Landsberg, G. M., Reisner, I. R., Ciribassi, J. J., Horwitz, D., Houpt, K. A., Kroll, T. L., Luescher, A., Moffat, K. S., Douglass, G., Robertson-Plouch, C., Veenhuizen, M. F., Zimmermann, A., Clark, T. P.
Canine separation anxiety is a common behavioral problem presented to veterinarians. Associated behaviors are distressing to both dog and owner, have the potential to disrupt the human-companion animal bond, and may lead to euthanasia. The results of this study demonstrate the clinical efficacy...
Object losses and resolutions of women in middle adulthood
Contributor(s):: Hashimoto, M.
Perceptions of veterinarians in relation to feline possession in Buenos Aires city, Argentina
Contributor(s):: Degregorio J, O., Sommerfelt E, I.
The objective of the present study was to determine the perceptions of veterinarians in relation to motivations, attitudes, and behaviour of people that owns or does not owns felines. Veterinarians (n=62) from Buenos Aires city, Argentina, working in the clinic and surgery of pets were surveyed....
Pet attachment and dissociation
Contributor(s):: Brown, S. E., Katcher, A. H.
[25th UKG evening: Behavioral clinic for animals]
Contributor(s):: Endenburg, N.
[A polar expedition in challenging circumstances--experiences and psychological reactions]
Contributor(s):: Steine, S., Steine, K., Sandbaek, G., Roseth, A. G.
Effects of dog-appeasing pheromones on anxiety and fear in puppies during training and on long-term socialization
Contributor(s):: Denenberg, S., Landsberg, G. M.
Proceedings of the 6th International Veterinary Behavior Meeting (IVBM), Riccione, Italy, 17-19 June 2007
A total of 43 abstracts of papers presented at the 6th International Veterinary Behaviour Meeting are included in this issue. The following topics are covered: behaviour; behavioural medicine; and clinical ethology; behavioural development; relationship and influence of owners on behaviour;...
Social interaction with dogs
Contributor(s):: Ovesen, L.
A note on behavioural response to a novel arena in lactating mice highly selected for litter size
Contributor(s):: Rauw, W. M.
In an earlier experiment it was found that adult non-reproductive virgin female mice from a line selected for 91 generations for high litter size at birth (S-line; about 20 pups per litter) showed similar or more locomotion activity in four novelty behavioural tests (open-field, runway, maze and...
Relinquishing dog owners' ability to predict behavioural problems in shelter dogs post adoption
Contributor(s):: Stephen, J., Ledger, R.
The aim of this paper is to investigate whether relinquishing owners' reports of their dogs' behaviour corresponds with how these dogs behave in their new homes 2 and 6 weeks post-adoption. In this longitudinal study, information on dog behaviour was collected using a 20-item questionnaire. The...
A counterbalanced version of Ainsworth's Strange Situation Procedure reveals secure-base effects in dog-human relationships
Contributor(s):: Palmer, R., Custance, D.
It has been proposed that the dog-human relationship constitutes an infantile-like attachment. However, previous empirical support based on Ainsworth's Strange Situation test has proved inconclusive due to order effects inherent in the original procedure. In particular, these order effects...