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...
The role of service dog training in the treatment of combat-related PTSD
| Contributor(s):: Yount, Rick, Cameron Ritchie, Elspeth, St. Laurent, Matthew, Chumley, Perry, Olmert, Meg Daley
Predicting the attachment bonds between people and their pets
| Contributor(s):: Yeagley, Christina B.
Neural mechanisms underlying human-animal interaction: An evolutionary perspective
| Contributor(s):: Carter, C. Sue, Porges, Stephen W., Freund, Lisa S., McCune, Sandra, Esposito, Layla, Gee, Nancy R., McCardle, Peggy
Ontological security and connectivity provided by pets: A study in the self-management of the everyday lives of people diagnosed with a long-term mental health condition
| Contributor(s):: Brooks, Helen, Rushton, Kelly, Walker, Sandra, Lovell, Karina, Rogers, Anne
The More People I Meet, the More I like My Dog: A Study of Pet-Oriented Social Networks on the Web
| Contributor(s):: Golbeck, Jennifer
The Internet and Pets: Jennifer Golbeck at TEDxGeorgetown
Dr. Jennifer Golbeck, Professor of Information Studies, U.M.D. | Jennifer Golbeck is an Assistant Professor in the College of Information Studies at the University of Maryland, College Park and co-director of the Human-Computer Interaction Lab. She studies social networks, recommender systems,...
Can an online social network get Fido and his owner off the couch?
Granny and the robots: ethical issues in robot care for the elderly
| Contributor(s):: Sharkey, A., Sharkey, N.
On the Fence: Dog Parks in the (Un)Leashing of Community and Social Capital
| Contributor(s):: Graham, Taryn M., Glover, Troy D.
The Pet Factor - Companion Animals as a Conduit for Getting to Know People, Friendship Formation and Social Support
| Contributor(s):: Lisa Wood, Karen Martin, Hayley Christian, Andrea Nathan, Claire Lauritsen, Steve Houghton, Ichiro Kawachi, Sandra McCune
Background While companion animals have been previously identified as a direct source of companionship and support to their owners, their role as a catalyst for friendship formation or social support networks among humans has received little attention. This study investigated the indirect...
Mental Health Problems, Recovery, and the Impact of Green Care Services: A Qualitative, Participant-Focused Approach
| Contributor(s):: Granerud, Arild, Eriksson, Bengt G.
Editorial... [corrected] [published erratum appears in J SOC WORK PRACT 2011 Sep; 25(3):381]
| Contributor(s):: Briggs, Stephen, Froggett, Lynn, Smith, Martin
An introduction is presented in which the editor discusses various reports within the issue on topics including negative capability, self-esteem, and the potential therapeutic use of experiences with horses among young people.
Creature comforts: Personal communities, pets and the work of managing a long-term condition
| Contributor(s):: Brooks, Helen L., Rogers, Anne, Kapadia, Dharmi, Pilgrim, Jack, Reeves, David, Vassilev, Ivaylo
Jul 29 2014
48th Congress of the International Society for Applied Ethology (ISAE)
Content validity in the PROMIS social-health domain: a qualitative analysis of focus-group data
| Contributor(s):: Castel, Liana D., Williams, Kelly A., Bosworth, Hayden B., Eisen, Susan V., Hahn, Elizabeth A., Irwin, Debra E., Kelly, Morgen A. R., Morse, Jennifer, Stover, Angela, DeWalt, Darren A., DeVellis, Robert F.
The relationship among childhood attachment history, adult attachment, social network and owning a dog or cat
| Contributor(s):: Blankman, Jane Casner
Relationships in later life
| Contributor(s):: Miller, Sheila J., Atchley, Robert C.
The lives of elderly bird-keepers: a case study of Hong Kong
| Contributor(s):: Ngan, Raymond, Leung, Edward