Who needs friends...when robots may be the answer?
Contributor(s):: Newton, J. P.
About cats and dogs... Reconsidering the relationship between pet ownership and health related outcomes in community-dwelling elderly
Contributor(s):: Rijken, Mieke, Beek, Sandra
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...
When the girls came to stay
Contributor(s):: Doyle, Mary
An ethicist's commentary on the case of the elderly client seeking "unnecessary" medical advice
Contributor(s):: Rollin, B. E.
Loneliness, stress, and human-animal attachment among older adults
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Contributor(s):: Keil, Carolyn P.
Potential benefits of companion animals for self-care children
Contributor(s):: Heath, D. Terri, McKenry, Patrick C.
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.
About cats and dogs
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.
Companion animals in palliative care: stories from the bedside
Contributor(s):: Geisler, A. M.
Loneliness and pet ownership among single women
Contributor(s):: Zasloff, R. Lee, Kidd, Aline H.
Pets and personality development
Contributor(s):: Levinson, Boris M.
Are consumers going to the dogs (and cats and birds)?
Contributor(s):: Hennings, B. A.
Companion cats and the social support systems of men with AIDS
Contributor(s):: Castelli, P., Hart, L. A., Zasloff, R. L.
Human-pet interaction and loneliness: a test of concepts from Roy's adaptation model
Contributor(s):: Calvert, M. M.
Pets meet the needs of the lonely elderly
Contributor(s):: Fraser, C.
Friends and pets as companions: strategies for coping with loneliness among homeless youth
Contributor(s):: Rew, L.
[Fighting solitude in the elderly with pet therapy]
Contributor(s):: Rochette, N.
[I am never lonely with my dog]
Companion animal separation and loneliness
Contributor(s):: Gilbey, A., McNicholas, J., Collis, G. M.
It is widely believed that companion animal ownership can help to alleviate loneliness. This study explored whether companion animal separation leads to increased levels of loneliness. Among new students who had been at university for three weeks, no evidence was found that companion animal...