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Companion Animals in Human Health : Discoveries - Cindy C. Wilson

Companion Animals in Human Health


By: Cindy C. Wilson (Editor), Dennis C. Turner (Editor)

Paperback Published: 1st November 1997
ISBN: 9780761910626
Number Of Pages: 328

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This book sets out to examine how animals affect their companion humans' quality of life. The contributors address human animal interaction (HAI) according to the elements that define quality of life: physical; mental/emotional and social health; functional health; and general well-being. The book will be required reading for all health and social science professionals caring for clients who already have companion animals or for clients who might benefit from such interaction.

Historical And Value Perspective
Effects of Pet Contact on Human Well-Being
Perspectives on Animal-Assisted Activities and Therapy
Hippotherapy and Therapeutic Riding
An International Review
Beyond Health: Extending The Definition Of Health To Quality Of Life
A Conceptual Framework for Human-Animal Interaction Research
The Challenge Revisited
Models for Measuring Quality of Life
Implications for Human-Animal Interaction Research
Quality Of Life Outcomes: Psychosocial Aspects Of Human Animal Interactions
A Theoretical Basis for Health Benefits of Pet Ownership
Attachment versus Psychological Support
Loneliness, Stress and Human-Animal Attachment among Older Adults
The Relationship between Attachment to Companion Animals and Self-Esteem
A Development Perspective
Blind People and their Dogs
An Empirical Study on Changes in Everyday Life, in Self-Experience and in Communication
Quality Of Life Outcomes: The Relevance Of Animals To Cardiovascular Health
Animals and Cardiovascular Health
Could Type A (Coronary Prone) Personality Explain the Association between Pet Ownership and Health?
Pet Ownership, Social Support and One Year Survival after Acute Myocardial Infarction in the Cardiac Arrhythmia Suppression
The Effect of a Therapy Dog on Socialization and Physiological Indicators of Stress in Person's Diagnosed with Alzheimer's Disease
Human Growth And Development: Age Specific Quality Of Life Outcomes
The Role of Companions Animals in Human Development
Impact of Pet Ownership on the Well-Being of Adolescents with Few Familial Resources
Animal Assisted Therapy Programs: Dynamic Interactions Which Impact Quality Of Life
The Importance of Training Standards and Policy for Service Animals
Companion Animal Welfare in Private and Institutional Settings
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ISBN: 9780761910626
ISBN-10: 076191062X
Series: Discoveries
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 328
Published: 1st November 1997
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.54 x 14.07  x 2.06
Weight (kg): 0.46