Pet ownership, type of pet and socio-emotional development of school children
Contributor(s):: Vidovic, V. V., Stetic, V. V., Bratko, D.
The current study was designed to compare the socio-emotional characteristics of school children pet owners and children without pets and to examine whether the type of pet is a variable which can differentiate the socio-emotional development of their owners. The subjects, 425 girls and 401 boys,...
Relationship effects in psychological explanations of nonhuman behavior
Contributor(s):: Kiesler, S., Lee, S. L., Kramer, A. D. I.
Research suggests that close relationships with animals encourage psychological explanations of their behaviour. To determine the causal effect of ownership on psychological explanations, we conducted experiments in which we manipulated participants' ownership of a target imagined dog (experiment...
The impact of pet ownership on health and health service use: results from a community sample of Australians aged 40 to 44 years
Contributor(s):: Parslow, R. A., Jorm, A. F.
Research on the extent to which humans derive health and social benefits from being with pets has produced inconsistent findings. We examined whether middle-aged adults who owned or cared for pets differed in mental or physical health or in use of general practitioner services. We obtained...
When a pet dies: religious issues, euthanasia and strategies for coping with bereavement
Contributor(s):: Davis, H., Irwin, P., Richardson, M., O'Brien-Malone, A.
68 people from a variety of religious backgrounds and who had experienced the death of a companion animal were interviewed. Questions covered their personal experience of their pet's death, the role that their religion played in this experience and factors affecting how well they coped with the...
Children, 'insects' and play in Japan
Contributor(s):: Laurent, Erick L.
Grief at the loss of a pet
Contributor(s):: Levinson, Boris M.
Health consequences of pet ownership
Contributor(s):: Friedmann, Erika, Katcher, Aaron A. [H.], Thomas, Sue A., Lynch, James J.
Helping emotionally disturbed children cope with loss of a pet
Contributor(s):: Link, Mary
Horses in society
Contributor(s):: Lawrence, Elizabeth A
Human-animal interactions: a review of American attitudes to wild and domestic Animals in the twentieth century
Contributor(s):: Kellert, Stephen R.
Nonconventional human/companion animal bonds
Contributor(s):: Harris, James H.
Pet animals and human well-being
Contributor(s):: Fox, M.W.
Relief and prevention of grief
Contributor(s):: Bustad, Leo K., Hines, Linda M.
Summation: people, animals, and the environment
Contributor(s):: Fogle, Bruce
The animal as alter ego: cruelty, altruism, and the work of art
Contributor(s):: Burt, Marianna R.
The human/animal bond revisited
Contributor(s):: Braun, Esther
The role of pets in enhancing human well-being: effects for older people
Contributor(s):: Hart, Lynette A.
The role of pets in enhancing human well-being: effects on child development
Contributor(s):: Endenburg, Nienke, Baarda, Ben
The role of pets in enhancing human well-being: physiological effects
Contributor(s):: Friedmann, Erika
The role of pets in therapeutic programmes
Contributor(s):: Burch, Mary R., Bustad, Leo K., Duncan, Susan L., Fredrickson, Maureen, Tebay, Jean