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A Meta-Analysis of Interventions to Reduce Loneliness
Contributor(s):: Masi, C. M., Chen, H. Y., Hawkley, L. C., Cacioppo, J. T.
A Pilot Study Assessing the Effectiveness of an Animal-Assisted Outreach Program
Contributor(s):: Stewart, Leslie A., Dispenza, Franco, Parker, Lindy, Chang, Catherine Y., Cunnien, Taffey
About cats and dogs
Contributor(s):: Rijken, Mieke, Beek, Sandra
About Cats and Dogs ... Reconsidering the Relationship Between Pet Ownership and Health Related Outcomes in Community-Dwelling Elderly
About cats and dogs... Reconsidering the relationship between pet ownership and health related outcomes in community-dwelling elderly
Having a pet has been claimed to have beneficial health effects, but methodologically sound empirical studies are scarce. Small sample sizes and a lack of information about the specific type of pets involved make it difficult to draw unambiguous conclusions. We aimed to shed light...
Contributor(s):: Wolfson, Elissa
An ethicist's commentary on the case of the elderly client seeking "unnecessary" medical advice
Contributor(s):: Rollin, B. E.
An Examination of the Possible Benefits for Well-Being Arising from the Social Interactions that Occur while Dog Walking
Contributor(s):: Antonacopoulos, N. M. D., Pychyl, T. A.
An exploration of loneliness in community-dwelling older adults
Contributor(s):: Smith, Judith M.
Animal Care and the Elderly
Contributor(s):: Bennett, Amy E.
May 06 2015
Animal-Assisted Interventions: An Incredible Range of Therapeutic Benefits Seminar
Animal-Assisted Therapy and Application to Older Adults in Long Term Care
Contributor(s):: Mercer, Kimberly Ann
Animal-assisted therapy and loneliness in nursing homes: use of robotic versus living dogs
Contributor(s):: Banks, Marian R., Willoughby, Lisa M., Banks, William A.
Are consumers going to the dogs (and cats and birds)?
Contributor(s):: Hennings, B. A.
Artificial Emotions: Robots Caring for the Elderly
Contributor(s):: Banks, W. A.
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.
Brief report: Presence of a dog, pet attachment, and loneliness among elders
Contributor(s):: Eshbaugh, Elaine M., Somervill, John W., Kotek, Justina H., Perez, Elizabeth, Nalan, Kayla R., Wilson, Claire E., Bullis, Quinn T.
Canaries, cats, and canines
Contributor(s):: Donker, Catherine E., Heidenreich, Heidi M.
Canine Assisted Therapy (C.A.T) Dogs
Unconditional Love. That is the main attribute of all Canine Assisted Therapy (C.A.T.) Dogs. Canine Assisted Therapy, (C.A.T.), is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization founded in August of 2009 to address the need of companionship for those in nursing homes, hospice, assisted living, and...
Children and their social relationships with pet dogs: Examining links with human best friendship quality and loneliness
| Contributor(s):: Jocelyn Mabee
This study aimed to examine the quality of the childs relationship with the pet dog and whether it was associated with the quality of friendship with the childs human best friend or with the amount of loneliness the child felt. This study also examined whether the dogs temperament was associated...