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  1. Animal-assisted therapies are becoming more common

    Contributor(s):: Willens, Joyce S.

  2. Attachment, social support, and perceived mental health of adult dog walkers: What does age have to do with it?

    Contributor(s):: Netting, F. Ellen, Wilson, Cindy C., Goodie, Jeffrey L., Stephens, Mark B., Byers, Christopher G., Olsen, Cara H.

  3. Friends with benefits: Social support and its relevance for farm animal welfare

    Contributor(s):: Rault, Jean-Loup

  4. General commentary: Rethinking the role of animals in human well-being

    Contributor(s):: Oyama, Mark A., Serpell, James A.

  5. The impact of companion animals on social capital and community violence: Setting research, policy and program agendas

    Contributor(s):: Arkow, Phil

  6. Helping owners deal with euthanasia of their pets

  7. Animal-assisted therapy with farm animals for persons with psychiatric disorders.

    Contributor(s):: B. Berget, B.O. Braastad

    Animal-assisted therapy (AAT) with farm animals for humans with psychiatric disorders may reduce depression and state anxiety, and increase self-efficacy, in many participants. Social support by the farmer appears to be important. Positive effects are best documented for persons with affective...

  8. Factors and Convergent Validity of the Pet Attachment and Life Impact Scale (PALS)

    Contributor(s):: Lisa DeMarni Cromer, M. Rose Barlow

    Human-animal interaction (HAI) provides benefits for humans. Emotional attachment to pets is a possible mechanism for benefits but there is no standard operationalization for “attachment to pets.” The study presented here (N = 651) uses a pet attachment measure based on qualitative research about...

  9. Cardiovascular reactivity and the presence of pets, friends, and spouses: The truth about cats and dogs

    Contributor(s):: Allen, Karen, Blascovich, Jim, Mendes, Wendy B.

  10. Effects of companion animals on owner's subjective well-being and social networks in Japan (Japanese)

    Contributor(s):: Kaneko, Megumi

  11. Pet ownership, social support, and one-year survival after acute myocardial infarction in the Cardiac Arrhythmia Suppression Trial (CAST)

    Contributor(s):: Friedmann, E., Thomas, S. A.

  12. Pets' Position within the Family Structure from the Owners' Perspective: Sources and Consequences of Owners' Views

    Contributor(s):: So, Sum

  13. Resiliency: Mitigating effects of reciprocating social support on stress

    Contributor(s):: Watson, Toby Tyler

  14. The impact of childhood chronic illness and the role of companion animals

    Contributor(s):: McClaskey, Barbara R.

  15. An exploration of the use of social support by people who are grieving the death of a pet

    Contributor(s):: DiMeglio, Holly S.

  16. Attachment, emotion regulation, and social support: Adjustment to the death of a companion animal

    Contributor(s):: King, Loren C.

  17. Exploring adolescent loneliness and companion animal attachment

    Contributor(s):: Black, Keri

  18. Relationships among loneliness, human social support, pet attachment support, and subjective well-being in older adults

    Contributor(s):: Krause-Parello, Cheryl A.

  19. Stress, social support, health and human-animal bond in single mothers

    Contributor(s):: Koontz, Janet L.

  20. The human-animal bond as a source of social support for Mexicans and Mexican Americans in the United States

    Contributor(s):: Barajas, Rosalinda Luisa