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Biology of Animal S : Basic Principles and Implications for Animal Welfare - Gary P. Moberg

Biology of Animal S

Basic Principles and Implications for Animal Welfare

By: Gary P. Moberg (Editor), Joy Mench (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 24th August 2000
ISBN: 9780851993591
Number Of Pages: 384

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The subjects of stress and animal welfare are currently attracting immense interest. The purpose of this book is to bring together a range of perspectives from biomedical research (including human health and animal models of human stress) on stress and welfare, and to assess new approaches to conceptualising and alleviating stress. Contributors include leading authorities from North America, Europe and Australia.

Contributors
Preface
Biological Response to Stress: Implications for Animal Welfare
Some Issues in the Interpretation of Behavioural Responses to Stress
Neuroendocrine Responses to Stress
The Metabolic Consequences of Stress: Targets for Stress and Priorities of Nutrient Use
Immune System Response to Stress
Hands-on and Hands-off Measurement of Stress
Accumulation and Long-Term Effects of Stress in Fish
Chronic Intermittent Stress: A Model for the Study of Long-term Stressors
Quantifying Some Responses to Pain as a Stressor
Multiple Factors Controlling Behaviour: Implications for Stress and Welfare
Chronic Social Stress: Studies in Non-human Primates
Consequences of Stress During Development
Early Developmental Influences of Experience on Behaviour, Temperament and Stress
Genetic Selection to Reduce Stress in Animals
Human-Animal Interactions and Animal Stress
Alleviating Stress in Zoo Animals with Environmental Enrichment
Understanding the Role of Stress in Animal Welfare: Practical Considerations
Index
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ISBN: 9780851993591
ISBN-10: 0851993591
Series: Cabi
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 384
Published: 24th August 2000
Publisher: CAB INTL
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.77 x 16.51  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.73

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