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  1. An ethicist's commentary on the case of the elderly client seeking "unnecessary" medical advice

    Contributor(s):: Rollin, B. E.

  2. Are consumers going to the dogs (and cats and birds)?

    Contributor(s):: Hennings, B. A.

  3. Avian companionship in alleviation of depression, loneliness, and low morale of older adults in skilled rehabilitation units

    Contributor(s):: Jessen, J., Cardiello, F., Baun, M. M.

  4. Companion animals in palliative care: stories from the bedside

    Contributor(s):: Geisler, A. M.

  5. Companion cats and the social support systems of men with AIDS

    Contributor(s):: Castelli, P., Hart, L. A., Zasloff, R. L.

  6. Exploring adolescent loneliness and companion animal attachment

    Contributor(s):: Black, Keri

  7. Friends and pets as companions: strategies for coping with loneliness among homeless youth

    Contributor(s):: Rew, L.

  8. Friends with benefits: on the positive consequences of pet ownership

    Contributor(s):: McConnell, A. R., Brown, C. M., Shoda, T. M., Stayton, L. E., Martin, C. E.

  9. Healthy Pets Healthy People

    Most households in the United States have at least one pet. Why do people have pets? There are many reasons. Pets can decrease your blood pressure, cholesterol levels, triglyceride levels, and feelings of loneliness. Pets can increase your opportunities for exercise and outdoor activities and...

  10. Human-pet interaction and loneliness: a test of concepts from Roy's adaptation model

    Contributor(s):: Calvert, M. M.

  11. Pets meet the needs of the lonely elderly

    Contributor(s):: Fraser, C.

  12. Response to Letter... The relationship between companion animals and loneliness among rural adolescents

    Contributor(s):: Black, Keri

  13. The benefits of pet companionship in emerging adults

    Contributor(s):: Leighann DeMarco

    The present study examines the benefits associated with pet companionship in emerging adults. Past research suggests that pet companionship can have many positive impacts on individuals’ lives; however, little research has explored pet companionship during the transitional developmental...

  14. The Intersection of Aging and Pet Guardianship: Influences of Health and Social Support

    Full-text: Available

    | Contributor(s):: Ranell L. Mueller, Elizabeth G. Hunter

    Studies of the human-animal bond show many positive health effects for pet guardians including a sense of companionship, reduced depression and loneliness, and higher activity levels, yet few studies have examined factors such as how the pet guardians’ health, age, and social networks...

  15. The role of pet dogs in casual conversations of elderly adults

    | Contributor(s):: Rogers, J., Hart, L. A., Boltz, R. P.

    Casual conversations were recorded as elderly persons routinely walked their dogs through a familiar mobile home park in the United States. Control observations included walks without dogs by owners and non-owners of dogs. All owners talked to and about their dogs. Transcribed conversations...

  16. Therapy Pets Unlimited

    Therapy Pets Unlimited, Inc. is a non-profit (status pending) therapy pet organization founded in 2014.Easing grief, stress, and loneliness through friendly pet visits.

  17. Want to Get Happier?

    | Contributor(s):: Barrie, Leslie

  18. Who needs friends...when robots may be the answer?

    | Contributor(s):: Newton, J. P.

  19. [Fighting solitude in the elderly with pet therapy]

    | Contributor(s):: Rochette, N.

  20. [I am never lonely with my dog]