Beyond Recovery: Understanding the Postbereavement Growth From Companion Animal Loss
Contributor(s):: Paul W.C. Wong, Kenny C.T. Lau, Lucia L. Liu, Gloria S.N. Yuen, Poon Wing-Lok
Emotion Work of Coping with the Death of a Companion Animal
Contributor(s):: Karyn McKinney
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...
The Meaning Of American Pet Cemetery Gravestones
Contributor(s):: Brandes, Stanley
Traces and Representations: Animal Pasts in London's Present
Contributor(s):: Kean, Hilda