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  1. Predicting the attachment bonds between people and their pets

    Contributor(s):: Yeagley, Christina B.

  2. An evaluation of pet owners' attachment style and the human-animal bond

    Contributor(s):: Pezzini, Elena

  3. Attachment Theory and an Equine Prison-Based Animal Program: A Case Study

    Full-text: Available

    | Contributor(s):: Loeffler, Maris

    This counseling project examines the issue of recidivism and the need to realign the current system of retribution in favor of rehabilitative services in the United States prison system. Theoretically, this project reviews attachment theory as developed by John Bowlby and Mary Ainsworth and...

  4. Dog Owners Lived Experiences with Distress Following Human Rejection: An Attachment Perspective

    | Contributor(s):: Shmyr, Linda Marie

  5. Pet dog ownership in families of children with autism: Children's social skills and attachment to their dogs

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    | Contributor(s):: Carlisle, Gretchen K.

    This study compared the social skills of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder who lived with dogs and those who did not live with dogs. Interaction with dogs was investigated in this population, along with the attachment of those children who lived with dogs. This cross-sectional, descriptive...

  6. Attachment theory and the therapeutic relationship: Implications for Equine Facilitated Psychotherapy (EFP) and the human-animal bond

    | Contributor(s):: Sakai, Janine

  7. Measuring stress, attachment behavior, and adoptability in domestic cats at a local humane society

    | Contributor(s):: Dybdall, Kathryn J.

  8. Attachment, emotion regulation, and social support: Adjustment to the death of a companion animal

    | Contributor(s):: King, Loren C.

  9. Exploring adolescent loneliness and companion animal attachment

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    | Contributor(s):: Keri Black, Marie Lobo (adviser)

    This study explored the relationship between companion animal attachment and adolescent loneliness. Self report measures of loneliness (Revised UCLA Loneliness Scale), companion animal attachment (Companion Animal Bonding Scale), and social support (Social Support Questionnaire Revised Short...

  10. 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...

  11. 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...