'I love this dog'
Contributor(s):: Weiss, Astrid, Wurhofer, Daniela, Tscheligi, Manfred
Reigning Cats and Dogs: A Pet-Enhancement Bias and Its Link to Pet Attachment, Pet-Self Similarity, Self-Enhancement, and Well-Being
Contributor(s):: El-Alayli, Amani, Lystad, Amy L., Webb, Sara R., Hollingsworth, Staci L., Ciolli, Jen L.
The long good-bye: Women, companion animals, and maternal loss
Contributor(s):: Margolies, Liz
Commentary: Pets--pleasures and problems
Contributor(s):: Mayon-White, Richard
Stretched until it snaps: Attachment and close relationships
Contributor(s):: van Ijzendoorn, Marinus H., Bakermans?Kranenburg, Marian J.
Why do people love their pets?
Contributor(s):: Archer, John
Differential onset of infantile deprivation produces distinctive long-term effects in adult ex-laboratory chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes)
Contributor(s):: Kalcher, Elfriede, Franz, Cornelia, Crailsheim, Karl, Preuschoft, Signe
Enhancement of attachment and cognitive development of young nursery-reared chimpanzees in responsive versus standard care
Contributor(s):: van Ijzendoorn, Marinus H., Bard, Kim A., Bakermans-Kranenburg, Marian J., Ivan, Krisztina
Multidimensional quality of life and human
Contributor(s):: Schneider, Tamera R., Lyons, Joseph B., Tetrick, Mark A., Accortt, Eynav E.
An attachment perspective on human-pet relationships: Conceptualization and assessment of pet attachment orientations
| Contributor(s):: Zilcha-Mano, Sigal, Mikulincer, Mario, Shaver, Phillip R.
In a series of studies we used attachment theory as a framework to examine human–pet relationships. We proposed that, as in interpersonal relationships, people differ in their degree of anxious or avoidant attachment to their pets, and that these individual differences influence...
Initiation and maintenance of the human
| Contributor(s):: Brickel, Clark M.
People and pets
| Contributor(s):: Noonan, Ellen
Initiation and maintenance of the human-animal bond: Familial roles from a learning perspective
Enfants autistes en therapie avec le poney: Echelles de'evaluation et approaches clinique et ethologique concernant les domaines relationnels, emotionnels et la communication
| Contributor(s):: de Reure, A. Lorin
The author presents clinical research data, concerning bodily and psychological infraverbal interactions involved in the contact between autistic children and ponies. The aim is to collect descriptive and clinical data about what is happening between child and animal, in order to analyze...
| Contributor(s):: Myers, Barbara J.
Effects of animal-assisted therapy for responding to passive behavior in elderly nursing home residents with dementia: A single subject design study
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| 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...
Becoming relationally effective: High-risk boys in animal-assisted therapy
| Contributor(s):: Abbey Ann Schneider
This study was conducted to formally evaluate the effectiveness of the Human Animal Bond in Colorado (HABIC, 2010), an animal-assisted therapy (AAT) intervention based in 23 elementary schools in the Front Range; these terms are used interchangeably in this report. Previous research on the...
Attachment style and pet bonds
| Contributor(s):: Cory Hutchinson
The purpose of the present study is to examine the relation between a person’s attachment style and their relationship with their pet. Attachment Theory suggests that how an individual attaches to one or both parents in childhood can become the working model for future adult relationships....
Dogs and human health/mental health: From the pleasure of their company to the benefits of their assistance
| Contributor(s):: Jan Shubert
Although we tend to identify the 20th century as the time when dogs and animals in general were first used to provide assistance to people with a variety of physical and mental diagnoses, this actually is not the case. The first documented example of the therapeutic use of animals occurred in 9th...
Children and pet loss
| Contributor(s):: Butler, Carolyn L., Lagoni, Laurel S.