You are here: Home / Tags / Attachment behavior / Resources

Tags: Attachment behavior

Resources (161-172 of 172)

  1. Homelessness and dog ownership: an investigation into animal empathy, attachment, crime, drug use, health and public opinion

    Contributor(s):: Taylor, H., Williams, P., Gray, D.

    A sample of 51 homeless people in Cambridge, UK completed a questionnaire featuring adapted Animal Empathy and Companion Animal Bonding Scales. Concepts of crime, drug use, and health matters amongst the homeless, both dog owning and non-dog owning, were investigated, as well. Ninety members of...

  2. Child-companion animal attachment bonds in single and two-parent families

    Contributor(s):: Bodsworth, W., Coleman, G. J.

    This study addressed the issue of whether children who potentially have reduced access to parental resources have a stronger attachment bond with a dog, compared with children who have greater access. The study compared children in single-parent families with those in two-parent families on level...

  3. Pet owner behaviors and attachment to yard versus house dogs

    Contributor(s):: Shore, E. R., Riley, M. L., Douglas, D. K.

    The majority of research on the human-nonhuman animal bond has considered its advantages for the human. Research investigating the benefits of the bond for the companion animal has focused primarily on the relationship between owner attachment and the relinquishment or abandonment of pets. Shore,...

  4. Understanding the human-cat relationship: human social support or attachment

    Contributor(s):: Stammbach, K. B., Turner, D. C.

    The goal of this study was to assess whether the widespread popularity of cats can best be explained using either attachment theory or social support theory. To assess the degree of attachment to the cat, and the size of the human social support network, we used five different questionnaires: In...

  5. Prosocial and antisocial behaviors in adolescents: an investigation into associations with attachment and empathy

    Contributor(s):: Thompson, K. L., Gullone, E.

    The normal development of empathy has been proposed to be imperative to the healthy emotional and social functioning of youths. In contrast, compromised levels of empathy have been linked to an increased propensity to engage in antisocial behaviors, including animal cruelty. Previous findings...

  6. Re-evaluation of the companion animal bonding scale

    Contributor(s):: Triebenbacher, S. L.

    This study re-evaluated the Companion Animal Bonding Scale (Poresky, Hendrix, Mosier and Samuelson 1987) using a wide range of developmental levels. Participants included 714 individuals (284 boys and 430 girls) from fourth grade to undergraduate college status. The elementary, middle, and high...

  7. Pet ownership, type of pet and socio-emotional development of school children

    Contributor(s):: Vidovic, V. V., Stetic, V. V., Bratko, D.

    The current study was designed to compare the socio-emotional characteristics of school children pet owners and children without pets and to examine whether the type of pet is a variable which can differentiate the socio-emotional development of their owners. The subjects, 425 girls and 401 boys,...

  8. Clues from Katrina: human-animal bond and diversity in practice

    Contributor(s):: Greenhill, L. M.

  9. The technician's role in nurturing the human animal bond

    Contributor(s):: Hancock, G.

  10. Meeting societal obligations and enhancing the human-animal bond in practice

    Contributor(s):: Meadows, R.

  11. Emotional components of physical problems in the equine & small animals

    Contributor(s):: Schwartz, C.

  12. Are we dog's best friend? Predicting canine cortisol response from human affiliative and punitive behaviors

    Contributor(s):: Jones, A. C., Josephs, R. A.