The Relationship Between Neuroticism Facets, Conscientiousness, and Human Attachment to Pet Cats
Contributor(s):: Reevy, Gretchen M., Delgado, Mikel M.
Gaining knowledge about the diverse correlates of human–pet attachment will help us better understand the nature of this bond. Previous research found that the personality dimensions of neuroticism and conscientiousness positively predicted human attachment to multiple types of pets. To address a...
Attachment Anxiety and Avoidance Influence Pet Choice and Pet-directed Behaviors
Contributor(s):: Green, Jeffrey D., Coy, Anthony E., Mathews, Maureen A.
Attachment theory is a useful lens through which to examine both perceptions and selection of companion animals. Study 1 compared perceptions of dogs and cats, and found that dogs were perceived as having more positive relationship qualities and secure attachment-related characteristics, whereas...
Using Attachment Theory and Social Support Theory to Examine and Measure Pets as Sources of Social Support and Attachment Figures
Contributor(s):: Meehan, Michael, Massavelli, Bronwyn, Pachana, Nancy
Companion animals are increasingly being recognized by society as beneficial to our health and considered by many owners as authentic and affectional family members. Human relationship theories help us to understand the emotional and supportive aspect of the human– companion animal bond. This...
Traumatic pet loss and the integration of attachment-based animal assisted therapy
Contributor(s):: Compitus, Katherine
Companion Animal Bonding, Children's Home Environments, and Young Children's Social Development
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Contributor(s):: Robert H. Poresky, Charles Hendrix
Comparison of normative and diagnosed dissociation on attachment to companion animals and stuffed animals
Contributor(s):: Barlow, M. Rose, Cromer, Lisa DeMarni, Caron, Hannah Prairie, Freyd, Jennifer J.
Animal-assisted therapy with female inmates with mental illness: a case example from a pilot program
Contributor(s):: Jasperson, Rachael A.
Influence of animal-assisted therapy (AAT) on the attachment representations of youth in residential care
Contributor(s):: Balluerka, Nekane, Muela, Alexander, Amiano, Nora, Caldentey, Miquel A.
Animal-assisted psychotherapy and equine-facilitated psychotherapy
Contributor(s):: Brooks, Susan M.
Pet face: Mechanisms underlying human-animal relationships
Contributor(s):: Borgi, Marta, Cirulli, Francesca
Predicting the attachment bonds between people and their pets
Contributor(s):: Yeagley, Christina B.
An evaluation of pet owners' attachment style and the human-animal bond
Contributor(s):: Pezzini, Elena
Men and their dogs: A new understanding of man's best friend
Contributor(s):: Blazina, Christopher, Kogan, Lori R.
Integrative commentary I: Do companion animals support social, emotional, and cognitive development of children?
Contributor(s):: Kotrschal, Kurt, Freund, Lisa S., McCune, Sandra, Esposito, Layla, Gee, Nancy R., McCardle, Peggy
Affiliation in human-animal interaction
Contributor(s):: Beetz, Andrea, Bales, Karen, Freund, Lisa S., McCune, Sandra, Esposito, Layla, Gee, Nancy R., McCardle, Peggy
A new understanding of man's best friend: A proposed contextual model for the exploration of human-animal interaction among insecurely attached males
Contributor(s):: Blazina, Chris, O'Neil, James M., Denke, Robyn, Blazina, Christopher, Kogan, Lori R.
Exploring how the human-animal bond affects men in a relational way: Attachment, loss, and gender role conflict in middle-aged and young-men
Contributor(s):: Bartone, Anne, Blazina, Chris, Blazina, Christopher, Kogan, Lori R.
Social factors influencing cortisol modulation in dogs during a strange situation procedure
Contributor(s):: Schöberl, Iris, Beetz, Andrea, Solomon, Judith, Wedl, Manuela, Gee, Nancy, Kotrschal, Kurt
Exploring the existence and potential underpinnings of dog–human and horse–human attachment bonds
Contributor(s):: Payne, Elyssa, DeAraugo, Jodi, Bennett, Pauleen, McGreevy, Paul
Contributor(s):: Beetz, Andrea, Bales, Karen