Adult separation anxiety disorder: The human-animal bond
Contributor(s):: Dowsett, Elisha, Delfabbro, Paul, Chur-Hansen, Anna
Predicting the attachment bonds between people and their pets
Contributor(s):: Yeagley, Christina B.
An evaluation of pet owners' attachment style and the human-animal bond
Contributor(s):: Pezzini, Elena
Men and their dogs: A new understanding of man's best friend
Contributor(s):: Blazina, Christopher, Kogan, Lori R.
Integrative commentary I: Do companion animals support social, emotional, and cognitive development of children?
Contributor(s):: Kotrschal, Kurt, Freund, Lisa S., McCune, Sandra, Esposito, Layla, Gee, Nancy R., McCardle, Peggy
Affiliation in human-animal interaction
Contributor(s):: Beetz, Andrea, Bales, Karen, Freund, Lisa S., McCune, Sandra, Esposito, Layla, Gee, Nancy R., McCardle, Peggy
A new understanding of man's best friend: A proposed contextual model for the exploration of human-animal interaction among insecurely attached males
Contributor(s):: Blazina, Chris, O'Neil, James M., Denke, Robyn, Blazina, Christopher, Kogan, Lori R.
Exploring how the human-animal bond affects men in a relational way: Attachment, loss, and gender role conflict in middle-aged and young-men
Contributor(s):: Bartone, Anne, Blazina, Chris, Blazina, Christopher, Kogan, Lori R.
Social factors influencing cortisol modulation in dogs during a strange situation procedure
Contributor(s):: Schöberl, Iris, Beetz, Andrea, Solomon, Judith, Wedl, Manuela, Gee, Nancy, Kotrschal, Kurt
Exploring the existence and potential underpinnings of dog–human and horse–human attachment bonds
Contributor(s):: Payne, Elyssa, DeAraugo, Jodi, Bennett, Pauleen, McGreevy, Paul
Contributor(s):: Beetz, Andrea, Bales, Karen
Review of Attachment to pets: An integrative view of human-animal relationships with implications for therapeutic practice
Contributor(s):: Hart, Lynette
Current perspectives on attachment and bonding in the dog–human dyad
| Contributor(s):: Payne, Elyssa, Bennett, Pauleen C., McGreevy, Paul D.
This article reviews recent research concerning dog–human relationships and how attributes that arise from them can be measured. It highlights the influence of human characteristics on dog behavior, and consequently, the dog–human bond. Of particular importance are the influences of...
Companion animals for elderly women: The importance of attachment
| Contributor(s):: Chur-Hansen, Anna, Winefield, Helen Russell, Beckwith, Melinda
Much research exploring the relationship between companion animals and physical and psychological health is quantitative and inconclusive, and inconsistent findings have been reported. In this study, we conducted interviews with 11 elderly women and considered the themes that emerged from the...
Continuing bonds and psychosocial adjustment in pet loss
| Contributor(s):: Packman, Wendy, Field, Nigel P., Carmack, Betty J., Ronen, Rama
This study investigated continuing bonds (CB) expressions among bereaved pet owners and the relationship between CB expressions and psychosocial adjustment. The sample included 33 participants who had lost a dog or cat within the past year. Participants who responded to a differentiated set of 12...
Pastoral concern in relation to the psychological stress caused by the death of an animal companion
| Contributor(s):: Brown, Kenneth
The place that animals occupy in relation to humans is considered, noting the close relationship and emotional attachment which exists between humans and their pet/animal companions. The psychological stress, bereavement, and grief experienced upon the death of an animal companion with whom an...
People and pets
| Contributor(s):: Noonan, Ellen
This paper, arising out of the personal experience of the author and her colleagues and friends, explores the significance of pets to their owners. Drawing on psychoanalytic and attachment theory, ethology, veterinarians and literature, she suggests that pets may be attachment figures,...
Pet dog ownership in families of children with autism: Children's social skills and attachment to their dogs
| Contributor(s):: Carlisle, Gretchen K.
This study compared the social skills of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder who lived with dogs and those who did not live with dogs. Interaction with dogs was investigated in this population, along with the attachment of those children who lived with dogs. This cross-sectional, descriptive...
Emotional relationships: Types, challenges and physical/mental health impacts
| Contributor(s):: Mohiyeddini, Changiz
From interspecific attachment relationship to human directed aggression
| Contributor(s):: Gácsi, M.