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Cover for Effects of age and treatment.

In this chapter, examples of tests employed to investigate behavioural effects of ageing, development and experience in animals are discussed.

Author(s)
Nielsen, B. L.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240603)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Neoplasms.

This chapter discussed non-infectious disorders caused by climate change such as neoplasms of the skin, oral neoplasms, and liver. As reported form earlier studies, the cause and pathogenesis of fish neoplasms are considered multifactorial involving both intrinsic factors (age, gender, reproductive ...

Author(s)
Nyaoke, A. C.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393982)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Asking animals an introduction to animal behaviour testing.

This book will give an introduction to the use (and perhaps misuse) of behaviour tests applied to animals. Through illustrative examples from a variety of species, the aim is to inspire the animal experimenter to think about what a given behavioural test can be used for and how the results can be...

Author(s)
Nielsen, B. L.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240603)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The relationship between mental and physical health.

This chapter makes a clear definition of animal health and how the mental health of animals is related or affected by the physical health of the animals. This chapter likewise discussed how interactions of the macro and micro environments with the individual's genetic, epigenetic, molecular,...

Author(s)
Bain, M.; Buffington, C. A. T.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393401)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The mental health and well-being benefits of social contact and social support in animals.

This chapter addresses the positive effects of social affiliation that extend beyond these fitness benefits. Current evidence convincingly demonstrates that social mammals (including humans, as well as some nonmammalian species) share a distinct attribute, referred to as social support, whereby...

Author(s)
McMillan, F. D.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393401)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Fostering mental and behavioral wellness during upbringing and throughout life.

In this chapter, a review of what is known about how mental health may be influenced-for the better and for the worse-and how that research can be used to create programs that can improve and perhaps even optimize mental health of animals was discussed. The authors also took a developmental...

Author(s)
Estep, D. Q.; Hetts, S.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393401)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Cognitive and emotional disorders in the aging pet.

This chapter explores the clinical picture of cognitive dysfunction syndrome (CDS) in dogs and cats, its identification or diagnosis, and available treatment options.

Author(s)
Wilhelmy, J.; Landsberg, G.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393401)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Socio-demographic variables associated with tourism, leisure, and ageing.

This chapter (i) determines whether an older traveller's 'age' is important in leisure and tourism research; (ii) discusses the differences between chronological age and subjective age; (iii) examines socio-demographic variables such as gender, income, and education to determine their effect on the ...

Author(s)
Patterson, I.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390943)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Emotional intelligence and its relationship with personality, gender, age and culture in tourism and hospitality.

This chapter examines how personality, gender, age and culture potentially relate to emotional intelligence. It shows that employees within the hospitality and tourism industry may be influenced by such factors that drive their emotional intelligence levels.

Author(s)
Rivera, D., Jr.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786398314)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Modelling radioactive decay to determine the age of the earth.

This chapter explores the use of radiactive or radiometric dating to determine the age of the Earth. The basic idea of radioactive dating is that the number of certain types of atoms in an object will change over time due to a process known as radioactive decay. If we can understand how the...

Author(s)
Gillman, E.; Gillman, M.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393104)
Type
Book chapter

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