Continuing bonds and psychosocial adjustment in pet loss
Contributor(s):: Packman, Wendy, Field, Nigel P., Carmack, Betty J., Ronen, Rama
This study investigated continuing bonds (CB) expressions among bereaved pet owners and the relationship between CB expressions and psychosocial adjustment. The sample included 33 participants who had lost a dog or cat within the past year. Participants who responded to a differentiated set of 12...
Contributor(s):: Gyulay, J. E.
There is no pain like the pain of grief. It affects every facet of one's personhood. One's entire being -- physically, emotionally, socially, spiritually, cognitively and behaviorally -- is touched. There is no particular order to these effects. They are, essentially, interactive. Grief is called...
Sports and recreational activities of the disabled from eastern regions of Poland
Contributor(s):: Bergier, B., Kubinska, Z., Bergier, J.
The primary objective of the study was recognition of the forms of sports and recreational activities of the disabled living in the regions of Rzeszow, Lublin and Bialystok, and determination of the benefits drawn by them from participation in these activities. A total number of 750 were...
Factors associated with the stages of change for dog walking among Japanese dog owners
Contributor(s):: Oka, Koichiro, Shibata, Ai
A conceptual approach for a quantitative economic analysis of farmers' decision-making regarding animal welfare
Contributor(s):: Gocsik, E., Saatkamp, H. W., Lauwere, C. C. de, Lansink, A. G. J. M. O.
Decisions related to animal welfare (AW) standards depend on farmer's multiple goals and values and are constrained by a wide range of external and internal forces. The aim of this paper is twofold, i.e., (1) to develop a theoretical framework for farmers' AW decisions that incorporates farmers'...
Dog-assisted Therapy for Older People with Dementia: A Randomised Controlled Trial in Residential Aged Care Facilities
Contributor(s):: Perkins, Jacqueline
The effectiveness of a pet therapy visitation program on the institutionalized elderly
Contributor(s):: Zulauf, Jonette Bronson
Implications of the Literature on Equine-Assisted Activities for Use as a Complementary Intervention in Social Work Practice with Children and Adolescents
Contributor(s):: Smith-Osborne, Alexa, Selby, Alison
Animal-assisted therapy services for adult cancer patients: a grant proposal
Contributor(s):: Julia Moorhouse
The purpose of this project was to identify potential funding sources and complete a grant to provide pet therapy/animal-assisted therapy to cancer patients who are actively in treatment at the Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center in Orange County, California, who are experiencing emotional...
Environmental support to assist an older adult with independent living: safety and activity accommodation in a senior's home
Contributor(s):: Hazen, Marilyn M., McCree, Suesetta
Animal hoarding: Its roots and recognition
Contributor(s):: Patronek, G. J.
Pets, pet ownership and animal control: social and psychological attitudes, 1975
Contributor(s):: Wilbur, R. H.
Role of pets as companions, teachers, explored
Contributor(s):: Gravelle, J. M.
Animal-Assisted Therapy Ameliorates Anhedonia in Schizophrenia Patients
Contributor(s):: Nathans-Barel, Inbar, Feldman, Pablo, Berger, Barry, Modai, Ilan, Silver, Henry
Limbic response to psychosocial stress in schizotypy: A functional magnetic resonance imaging study
Contributor(s):: Soliman, Alexandra, O'Driscoll, Gillian A., Pruessner, Jens, Joober, Ridha, Ditto, Blaine, Streicker, Elizabeth, Goldberg, Yael, Caro, Josie, Rekkas, P. Vivien, Dagher, Alain
There's a dog in the playroom!
Contributor(s):: Orvaschel, Helen, Sheridan, Kara
Animals helping humans heal
Contributor(s):: Baldwin, Kathleen M.
Gender differences in long-term drug treatment outcomes in Chicago PETS
Contributor(s):: Grella, Christine E., Scott, Christy K., Foss, Mark A.
Integrative approaches for cardiovascular disease
Contributor(s):: Guarneri, M., Mercado, N., Suhar, C.
Why do some owners allow their dogs to foul the pavement? The social psychology of a minor rule infraction
Contributor(s):: Webley, Paul, Siviter, Claire