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  1. A Meta-Analysis of Interventions to Reduce Loneliness

    Contributor(s):: Masi, C. M., Chen, H. Y., Hawkley, L. C., Cacioppo, J. T.

  2. An exploration of loneliness in community-dwelling older adults

    Contributor(s):: Smith, Judith M.

  3. Another breed of "service" animals: STARS study findings about pet ownership and recovery from serious mental illness

    Contributor(s):: Wisdom, J. P., Saedi, G. A., Green, C. A.

  4. Behavioral responses to short-term social isolation in sheep and goats

    Contributor(s):: Price, E. O., Thos, J.

    Temporary isolation from social partners under modern husbandry practices is often accompanied by psychological distress. The effects of short-term social isolation were studied in forty ten-week-old domestic sheep and goats reared in intra- and inter-specific pairs. Goats bleated and reared...

  5. Benefits of budgerigars

    Contributor(s):: Tremayne, V.

  6. Can access to an automated grooming brush and/or a mirror reduce stress of dairy cows kept in social isolation?

    Contributor(s):: Mandel, Roi, Wenker, Margret L., van Reenen, Kees, Keil, Nina M., Hillmann, Edna

    In dairy farming, social isolation of cattle is commonly practiced for husbandry procedures such as artificial insemination, claw trimming and at times, for provision of medical treatment. When isolated, cows express physiological and behavioural signs of stress, such as elevated heart rate,...

  7. Can mental health interventions change social networks? A systematic review

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    | Contributor(s):: Kimberly Anderson, Neelam Laxhman, Stefan Priebe

    Background Social networks of patients with psychosis can provide social support, and improve health and social outcomes, including quality of life. However, patients with psychosis often live rather isolated with very limited social networks. Evidence for interventions targeting symptoms or...

  8. Chronic stress in dogs subjected to social and spatial restriction. I. Behavioral responses

    | Contributor(s):: Beerda, Bonne, Schilder, Matthijs B. H., Van Hooff, Jan A. R. A. M., De Vries, Hans W., Mol, Jan A.

  9. Chronic stress in dogs subjected to social and spatial restriction. I. Behavioral responses

    | Contributor(s):: Beerda, Bonne, Schilder, Matthijs B. H., Van Hooff, Jan A. R. A. M., De Vries, Hans W., Mol, Jan A.

  10. Companion animals and human health: benefits, challenges, and the road ahead for human-animal interaction

    | Contributor(s):: Friedman, E., Krause-Parello, C. A.

  11. Culture Change in Long Term Care Services: Eden-Greenhouse-Aging in the Community

    | Contributor(s):: Brune, Kendall

  12. Degree of social isolation affects behavioural and vocal response patterns in dwarf goats (Capra hircus)

    | Contributor(s):: Siebert, Katrin, Langbein, Jan, Schön, Peter-Christian, Tuchscherer, Armin, Puppe, Birger

    Separation from the group presents a serious challenge for social animals. This stressful and disagreeable situation can impair animal welfare and may have an undesirable impact on experimental data in scientific studies. In the present study, we observed whether different degrees of social...

  13. Disability, connectivity and transgressing the autonomous body

    | Contributor(s):: Gibson, B. E.

  14. Effects of dog-appeasing pheromones on anxiety and fear in puppies during training and on long-term socialization

    | Contributor(s):: Denenberg, S., Landsberg, G. M.

  15. Effects of interrupted social contact on the social behaviour of calves and piglets

    | Contributor(s):: Jensen, Margit Bak, Pedersen, Lene Juul, Hansen, Steffen W., Munksgaard, Lene, Ladewig, Jan, Matthews, Lindsay

  16. Effects of isolation-rearing on the development of social behaviors in male Mongolian gerbils (Meriones unguiculatus)

    | Contributor(s):: Shimozuru, Michito, Kikusui, Takefumi, Takeuchi, Yukari, Mori, Yuji

  17. Efficacy of dog-appeasing pheromone in reducing behaviours associated with fear of unfamiliar people and new surroundings in newly adopted puppies

    | Contributor(s):: Gaultier, E., Bonnafous, L., Vienet-Lague, D., Falewee, C., Bougrat, L., Lafont-Lecuelle, C., Pageat, P.

  18. Exploring the influence of service dogs on participation in daily occupations by veterans with PTSD: A pilot study

    | Contributor(s):: McLaughlin, K., Hamilton, A. L.

  19. Friends and pets as companions: strategies for coping with loneliness among homeless youth

    | Contributor(s):: Rew, L.

  20. Human-pet interaction and loneliness: a test of concepts from Roy's adaptation model

    | Contributor(s):: Calvert, M. M.