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  1. 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...

  2. Grief responses

    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...

  3. 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...

  4. Factors associated with the stages of change for dog walking among Japanese dog owners

    Contributor(s):: Oka, Koichiro, Shibata, Ai

  5. 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'...

  6. Dog-assisted Therapy for Older People with Dementia: A Randomised Controlled Trial in Residential Aged Care Facilities

    Contributor(s):: Perkins, Jacqueline

  7. The effectiveness of a pet therapy visitation program on the institutionalized elderly

    Contributor(s):: Zulauf, Jonette Bronson

  8. 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

  9. 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...

  10. 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

  11. Animal hoarding: Its roots and recognition

    Contributor(s):: Patronek, G. J.

  12. Pets, pet ownership and animal control: social and psychological attitudes, 1975

    Contributor(s):: Wilbur, R. H.

  13. Role of pets as companions, teachers, explored

    Contributor(s):: Gravelle, J. M.

  14. Animal-Assisted Therapy Ameliorates Anhedonia in Schizophrenia Patients

    Contributor(s):: Nathans-Barel, Inbar, Feldman, Pablo, Berger, Barry, Modai, Ilan, Silver, Henry

  15. 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

  16. There's a dog in the playroom!

    Contributor(s):: Orvaschel, Helen, Sheridan, Kara

  17. Animals helping humans heal

    Contributor(s):: Baldwin, Kathleen M.

  18. Gender differences in long-term drug treatment outcomes in Chicago PETS

    Contributor(s):: Grella, Christine E., Scott, Christy K., Foss, Mark A.

  19. Integrative approaches for cardiovascular disease

    Contributor(s):: Guarneri, M., Mercado, N., Suhar, C.

  20. 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