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  1. A bibliometric analysis of past and emergent trends in animal welfare science

    Contributor(s):: Freire, R., Nicol, C. J.

  2. Hair cortisol concentrations, as a measure of chronic activity within the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis, is elevated in dogs farmed for meat, relative to pet dogs, in South Korea

    Contributor(s):: Maxwell, N. B., Buchanan, C. G., Evans, N. P.

  3. The Influence of Pets on Decisions of Older Adults' with Chronic Conditions

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    | Contributor(s):: Sara Basilia Basin

      Many older adults view pets as companions, and are responsible for their pet’s care and well-being. Research suggests that people prioritize their pet’s needs, although it may jeopardize their own safety. Some older adults forego, delay, or refuse care in order to remain...

  4. The Influence of Pets on Decisions of Older Adults' with Chronic Conditions

    Full-text: Available

    | Contributor(s):: Basilia Basin

      Many older adults view pets as companions, and are responsible for their pet’s care and well-being. Research suggests that people prioritize their pet’s needs, although it may jeopardize their own safety. Some older adults forego, delay, or refuse care in order to remain...

  5. Chronic stress induces pessimistic-like judgment and learning deficits in sheep

    | Contributor(s):: Destrez, Alexandra, Deiss, Véronique, Lévy, Frédéric, Calandreau, Ludovic, Lee, Caroline, Chaillou-Sagon, Elodie, Boissy, Alain

    Chronic stress can be described as a long-term negative affective state induced by an accumulation of negative emotional experiences that alters an individual's interactions with the environment. In humans, chronic stress induces both persistent judgment biases and learning deficits. We...

  6. Unpredictable and repeated negative stimuli increased emotional reactivity in male quail

    | Contributor(s):: Favreau-Peigné, Angélique, Calandreau, Ludovic, Constantin, Paul, Bertin, Aline, Arnould, Cécile, Laurence, Agathe, Richard-Yris, Marie-Annick, Houdelier, Cécilia, Lumineau, Sophie, Boissy, Alain, Leterrier, Christine

    Chronic stress is considered detrimental for an individual as it is a long-lasting negative emotional state, without or with a limited habituation. The reactivity and sensitivity of animals to stressors depend on the animalâ¿¿s organismic characteristics such as sex. In poultry, the studies dealing...

  7. [The effectiveness of therapeutic horseback-riding in the treatment of chronic schizophrenic patients. Experimental results and clinical experiences]

    | Contributor(s):: Scheidhacker, M., Bender, W., Vaitl, P.

  8. Walk A Hound, Lose A Pound, & Stay Fit for Seniors

    | Contributor(s):: Rebecca Ann Johnson, Charlotte McKenney, Sandra McCune

    Background: Obesity rates in older adults are linked with the national problem of limited physical activity (PA), resulting in chronic illness. Obesity-related illness and functional loss require innovative interventions. Older adult dog walkers maintained physical functioning over a 3 year...

  9. Dec 06 2016

    International Society for Disease Surveillance (ISDS) 2016 Annual Conference

    Theme: New Frontiers in Surveillance: Data Science and Health SecuritySince 2001, individuals interested in sharing and learning emerging trends in surveillance research and practice have found the...

    https://habricentral.org/events/details/484

  10. The Dog narratives: Benefits of the human-animal bond for women with HIV

    | Contributor(s):: Kabel, A., Khosla, N., Teti, M.

  11. On interviewing people with pets: reflections from qualitative research on people with long-term conditions

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    | Contributor(s):: Ryan, S., Ziebland, S.

    There is mounting evidence that pets are associated with physiological, psychological and social benefits for humans. Much of this research has come from western countries, where there have been consistent calls for greater engagement with pet ownership and health. Drawing on a secondary...

  12. Animal Assisted Interventions for Hospitalized and Chronically Ill Children

    | Contributor(s):: Krankl, Annika

  13. Pet Dogs and Children's Health: Opportunities for Chronic Disease Prevention?

    | Contributor(s):: Anne M. Gadomski, Melissa B. Scribani, Nicole Krupa, Paul Jenkins, Zsolt Nagykaldi, Ardis L. Olson

    IntroductionPositive associations between having a pet dog and adult health outcomes have been documented; however, little evidence exists regarding the benefits of pet dogs for young children. This study investigates the hypothesis that pet dogs are positively associated with healthy weight and...

  14. The therapeutic potential of a prison-based animal programme in the UK

    | Contributor(s):: Mercer, Jenny, Gibson, Kerry, Clayton, Debbie

  15. Animal Love Helps Women Cope with HIV/AIDS

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  17. On interviewing people with pets: reflections from qualitative research on people with long-term conditions

    | Contributor(s):: Ryan, S., Ziebland, S.

  18. Homelessness, Housing, and Health Geography: The Impact of Housing on the Health of Chronically Ill Homeless Adults

    | Contributor(s):: Petroskas, Dawn

  19. Creature comforts: Personal communities, pets and the work of managing a long-term condition

    | Contributor(s):: Brooks, Helen L., Rogers, Anne, Kapadia, Dharmi, Pilgrim, Jack, Reeves, David, Vassilev, Ivaylo

  20. Natural healers: a review of animal assisted therapy and activities as complementary treatment for chronic conditions

    | Contributor(s):: Reed, R., Ferrer, L., Villegas, N.