There for You: Attending Pet Euthanasia and Whether this Relates to Complicated Grief and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
Contributor(s):: Adrian, Julie Ann Luiz, Stitt, Alexander
Recognizing the deep relationship between grief and the loss of a companion animal, veterinarians and mental health practitioners often find themselves consoling pet owners both prior to and in the aftermath of pet euthanasia. Yet how does euthanasia influence this bereavement process? To explore...
Pet Loss and Representations of Death, Attachment, Depression, and Euthanasia
Contributor(s):: Testoni, Ines, Cataldo, Loriana De, Ronconi, Lucia, Zamperini, Adriano
Studies that have examined pet loss hypothesize that attachment, representations of death, and the belief in an afterlife for animals may influence owners’ bereavement and depressive outcomes. The following instruments were administered to 159 Italian participants recruited through snowball...
Pet Loss, Complicated Grief, and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in Hawaii
We examined the impact of pet/animal death on Complicated Grief (CG) and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) in relation to demographic variables amongst a diverse population of racial and ethnic groups in Hawaii. Three hundred and fifty-five participants (142 solicited by mail, 213 volunteer...
Grieving the loss of a pet
Contributor(s):: Irish Hospice Foundation (IHF)
Bereavement information leaflet on coping with the death of a pet. Leaflet 15 of 15
Critical incidents in grieving the death of companion animals
Contributor(s):: David Allan Alexander
This study examined what bereaved pet owners found particularly helpful and particularly difficult in their grieving process. The Critical Incident Technique (CIT) was used. Eight bereaved pet owners identified 87 helping and 44 hindering categories that formed 12 helping and 7 hindering...
The Meaning Of American Pet Cemetery Gravestones
Contributor(s):: Brandes, Stanley
Traces and Representations: Animal Pasts in London's Present
Contributor(s):: Kean, Hilda
Bones of contention : animals and religion in contemporary Japan
Contributor(s):: Ambros, Barbara
Attachment styles and pet bereavement discussed in the context of attachment theory
Contributor(s):: Orsini, Lisa M.
Pet bereavement and families: A qualitative view (Project Hurricane D. Petrich)
Contributor(s):: Petrich, Deirdre K.
A phenomenological study of canine loss and grief response: Clinical and depth psychological implications
Contributor(s):: Corbin, Julianne C.
Adolescent bereavement and pet death: Linkages among bonding, bereavement and gender
Contributor(s):: Brown, Brenda H.
Continuing bonds expressions in pet bereavement
Contributor(s):: Hsu, Melanie V.