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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
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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
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Cover for Suffering, agency, and the Bayesian mind.

This chapter evaluates existing literature in animal welfare science and suggests that the term suffering can be used in three ways: as an embellishment when we describe negative affect in animals, to imply conscious experience of negative affect, and to identify negative affect that is severe or...

Author(s)
Weary, D. M.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393401)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Mental illness in animals: diagnostic considerations using selected mental disorders.

In this chapter the author discussed how to think about behavioral conditions as symptoms of mental illness in animals and their diagnostic criteria. Additionally, examples of four broad sets of conditions that emphasize how important discrete diagnoses are were presented. Studies were reviewed and ...

Author(s)
Overall, K. L.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393401)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Mental health issues in farm animals: a music mixing board model of behavioral characteristics using the Panksepp emotional system.

In this chapter, the author discussed the Panksepp basic emotional systems and suggests based on studies that it is the best way to explain the many conflicting results in scientific studies of farm animal temperament. From the different studies he presented he then concludes that the Jaak Panksepp ...

Author(s)
Grandin, T.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393401)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Effects of maternal depression and antidepressant therapy on the neurobehavioural development of rat offspring.

Author(s)
Dubovicky, M.; Bögi, E.; Belovičová, K.; Koprdová, R.; Mach, M.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394583)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for Nutrition and behavior: a multidisciplinary approach.

This book aims to provide scientific evidence and to promote further research and discussions on the association between nutrition and behaviour. Specific topics discussed in the 15 chapters of the book are as follows: (i) introduction; (ii) concepts and models in nutrition and behaviour; (iii)...

Author(s)
Worobey, J.; Tapper, B. J.; Kanarek, R.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644448)
Type
Book
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Cover for Direct effects of nutrition on behavior: brain-behavior connections.

This book chapter specifically reviews and discusses the structure and development of the central nervous system; the role of nutrients (including lipids, fatty acids, macronutrients and micronutrients) in brain development; polyunsaturated fatty acids and early behaviour; essential fatty acids and ...

Author(s)
Worobey, J.; Tapper, B. J.; Kanarek, R.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644448)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Short-term effects of nutrition on behavior: neurotransmitters.

This book chapter describes the ways in which nutrients may alter neurotransmitter synthesis and activity, and then examines how these alterations may modify behaviour. The neurotransmitters discussed in the chapter include serotonin, acetylcholine, dopamine, norepinephrine and tyrosine.

Author(s)
Worobey, J.; Tapper, B. J.; Kanarek, R.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644448)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Caffeine, the methylxanthines, and behavior.

This book chapter discusses a brief history of the caffeinated beverages coffee, tea and energy drinks, as well as other sources of caffeine; trends in consumption of caffeine; caffeine metabolism; the physiological effects of caffeine on different organ systems and on reproduction, physical...

Author(s)
Worobey, J.; Tapper, B. J.; Kanarek, R.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644448)
Type
Book chapter

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