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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...