Animals and SPIRITUALITY
Contributor(s):: Erasmo de Oliveira
Animals and SPIRITUALITYMany people confuse spirituality with religion and a very easy way to explain the difference between one and the other is to observe animals.When talking about something immaterial, it is implied that it is something non-monetizable, intangible, with no...
Pet Loss and Representations of Death, Attachment, Depression, and Euthanasia
Contributor(s):: Testoni, Ines, Cataldo, Loriana De, Ronconi, Lucia, Zamperini, Adriano
Studies that have examined pet loss hypothesize that attachment, representations of death, and the belief in an afterlife for animals may influence owners’ bereavement and depressive outcomes. The following instruments were administered to 159 Italian participants recruited through snowball...
The human–canine bond: A sacred relationship
Contributor(s):: Maharaj, N., Kazanjian, A., Haney, C. J.
Best friends: A look at the link between the human--animal bond and spirituality using a mixed methods approach
Contributor(s):: Remigio, Reina
Somewhere Over the Rainbow Bridge: A heuristic exploration of the human-animal bond after the death of a companion cat or dog
Contributor(s):: Koempel, Stephanie
Anxiety and depression in care homes in Malta and Australia: part 2
Contributor(s):: Baldacchino, Donia R., Bonello, Lilian
Integrative Treatment of Pediatric Obesity: Psychological and Spiritual Considerations
Contributor(s):: Boisvert, Jennifer A., Harrell, W. Andrew
Clever Hans and His Effects: Karl Krall and the Origins of Experimental Parapsychology in Germany
Contributor(s):: De Sio, Fabio, Marazia, Chantal
Return of the buffalo nation
Contributor(s):: Laduke, Winona
Owls: images and voices in the Ojibwa and Midewiwin worlds
Contributor(s):: Pomedli, Michael M.
"The buffaloes are gone" or "Return: buffalo"? :the relationship of the buffalo to indigenous creative expression
Contributor(s):: Hubbard, Tasha
Review of 'Beyond the tether'
Contributor(s):: Uzych, Leo
Reviews the book, "Beyond the Tether" by Bruno G. Botti (2007). This book is the fascinating story of an emotional, physical, and spiritual bond binding a Husky dog and its "human pack". The author, Bruno G. Botti, has pursued an eclectic and multitiered career, comprised of the diverse strata of...
Procedural and emotional religious activity therapy: connecting cognition and affective aspects of Alzheimer's disease
Contributor(s):: Vance, D. E.
Procedural and Emotional Religious Activity Therapy is a new approach for involving adults with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias with spiritually-laden activities. This therapy works by incorporating religious activities that are both emotionally-salient and have a procedural memory...
On the Relationship between Birds and Spirits of the Dead
Contributor(s):: Moreman, C. M.
Blending native American spirituality with individual psychology in work with children
Contributor(s):: Hunter, Darline, Sawyer, Cheryl
The Evolution of Animal Play, Emotions, and Social Morality: On Science, Theology, Spirituality, Personhood, and Love
Contributor(s):: Bekoff, Marc
A Healing Space: The Experiences of First Nations and Inuit Youth with Equine-Assisted Learning (EAL)
Contributor(s):: Dell, Colleen, Chalmers, Darlene, Bresette, Nora, Swain, Sue, Rankin, Deb, Hopkins, Carol
"Something of interest about ourselves": Natural history and the evolutionary hierarchy at Taronga Zoological Park
Contributor(s):: Lloyd, N.
Varying views of life among people with long-term mental illness
Contributor(s):: Erdner, A., Andersson, L., Magnusson, A., Lutzen, K.