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Companion Animals in Human Health

Edited By: Cindy C Wilson and Dennis C Turner
310 pages, Figs, tabs23cm.350. Cloth
Companion Animals in Human Health
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Papers from the 7th International Conference on Animals, Health and Quality of Life, which address all aspects of Human Animal Interaction.


Introduction - Cindy C Wilson PART ONE: HISTORICAL AND VALUE PERSPECTIVE Effects of Pet Contact on Human Well-Being - Thomas Garrity and Lorann Stallones Perspectives on Animal-Assisted Activities and Therapy - Linda Hines and Maureen Fredrickson Hippotherapy and Therapeutic Riding - Jane Copeland-Fitzpatrick and Jean Tebay An International Review PART TWO: BEYOND HEALTH: EXTENDING THE DEFINITION OF HEALTH TO QUALITY OF LIFE A Conceptual Framework for Human-Animal Interaction Research - Cindy C Wilson The Challenge Revisited Models for Measuring Quality of Life - Ivan Barofsky and Andrew Rowan Implications for Human-Animal Interaction Research PART THREE: QUALITY OF LIFE OUTCOMES: PSYCHOSOCIAL ASPECTS OF HUMAN ANIMAL INTERACTIONS Introduction - Cindy C Wilson A Theoretical Basis for Health Benefits of Pet Ownership - Glyn Collis and June McNicholas Attachment versus Psychological Support Loneliness, Stress and Human-Animal Attachment among Older Adults - Carolyn P Keil The Relationship between Attachment to Companion Animals and Self-Esteem - Sandra Lookabaugh Triebenbacher A Development Perspective Blind People and their Dogs - Melanie Steffens and Reinhold Bergler An Empirical Study on Changes in Everyday Life, in Self-Experience and in Communication PART FOUR: QUALITY OF LIFE OUTCOMES: THE RELEVANCE OF ANIMALS TO CARDIOVASCULAR HEALTH Introduction - Cindy C Wilson Animals and Cardiovascular Health - Warwick Anderson and Anthony Dart Could Type A (Coronary Prone) Personality Explain the Association between Pet Ownership and Health? - June McNicholas and Glyn Collis Pet Ownership, Social Support and One Year Survival after Acute Myocardial Infarction in the Cardiac Arrhythmia Suppression - Erika Friedmann The Effect of a Therapy Dog on Socialization and Physiological Indicators of Stress in Person's Diagnosed with Alzheimer's Disease - Kathryn Batson et al PART FIVE: HUMAN GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT: AGE SPECIFIC QUALITY OF LIFE OUTCOMES Introduction - Cindy C Wilson The Role of Companions Animals in Human Development - Gail Melson Impact of Pet Ownership on the Well-Being of Adolescents with Few Familial Resources - Nancy M Bodmer PART SIX: ANIMAL ASSISTED THERAPY PROGRAMS: DYNAMIC INTERACTIONS WHICH IMPACT QUALITY OF LIFE Introduction - Cindy C Wilson The Importance of Training Standards and Policy for Service Animals - Susan Duncan Companion Animal Welfare in Private and Institutional Settings - Robert Hubrecht and Dennis C Turner

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Edited By: Cindy C Wilson and Dennis C Turner
310 pages, Figs, tabs23cm.350. Cloth
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