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  1. An examination of the relations between human attachment, pet attachment, depression, and anxiety

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    | Contributor(s):: Quinn, Aaron Christopher

    The roles of pets in families and their positive impact on mood have been reported by some studies (Becker, 1999; Garrity, Stallones, Marx, & Johnson, 1989). Additionally, some research has found that the more attached humans are to their pets, the more they feel emotionally supported...

  2. Animal attachment, absorption and empathy as moderators of dog-based stress reduction

    | Contributor(s):: Sectzer, Jessica

  3. Attachment styles and pet bereavement discussed in the context of attachment theory

    | Contributor(s):: Orsini, Lisa M.

  4. Factors that impact grieving following the loss of an animal companion

    | Contributor(s):: Rochester, Natalie Kathleen

  5. Personality characteristics of dog owners with specific breed preferences

    | Contributor(s):: Notarangelo, Kathy Elizabeth

  6. The relationship between pet ownership, adult attachment, and well-being

    | Contributor(s):: Pelletier, Stephanie Rita

  7. "Not just a dog": an attachment perspective on relationships with assistance dogs

    | Contributor(s):: Kwong, Marilyn Joanne, Kim Bartholomew

    I explored individuals’ relationships with an assistance dog and their experiences of loss from an attachment-theory perspective. I used a hybrid process of inductive and deductive thematic methods to analyze semi-structured interviews with 25 participants. These analyses revealed genuine...

  8. A comparison of the human grief reaction: Focusing on pet loss and bereavement

    | Contributor(s):: Jarolmen, Josephine JoAnn

  9. Adult pet attachments

    | Contributor(s):: Ferry, Louise A.

  10. An investigation into associations with attachment, companion pet attachment, empathy, and prosocial behaviors in 18-20 year old college students: A mixed methods study

    | Contributor(s):: Anderson, Christian

    This study examines empathy, parental attachment, companion pet attachment and social behaviors in a sample of 120 students between the ages of 18-20 enrolled at Front Range Community College in Westminster CO during the fall semester 2008. The study is based on the research questions posed by...

  11. Childhood attachment to a companion animal and social development of incarcerated male juvenile delinquents

    | Contributor(s):: Brown, Julye Myner

  12. Continuing bonds expressions in pet bereavement

    | Contributor(s):: Hsu, Melanie V.

  13. Exploring adolescent loneliness and companion animal attachment

    | Contributor(s):: Black, Keri

  14. Level of depression as a function of the human-animal bond and attachment-related avoidance features

    | Contributor(s):: Burnett, Amber M.

  15. Quantifying the power of pets: The development of an assessment device to measure the attachment between humans and companion animals

    | Contributor(s):: Geller, Krista S.

  16. The Inventory of Pet Attachment: Development and validation

    | Contributor(s):: Andrews, Sandra Lee

  17. The psychological relevance of "just animals": An inquiry into their influence on psychosocial development across the lifespan

    | Contributor(s):: Ford, Ingrid

  18. The psychosocial and utilitarian functions of dogs: The role of fit and social goals in owner-dog attachment

    | Contributor(s):: Hardison, Terrilee Asher

  19. The relationship among childhood attachment history, adult attachment, social network and owning a dog or cat

    | Contributor(s):: Blankman, Jane Casner

  20. The relationship among interparental conflict, animal bonding, intimate relationship satisfaction and attachment dimensions in adulthood

    | Contributor(s):: Bussolari, Cori Jill