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Cover for The physiology of the brain and determining insensibility and unconsciousness.

In this chapter the physiology of the brain of animals intended for slaughter was discussed and highlights the major parts of the brain associated with consciousness, learn basic principles of stunning, determine unconsciousness and death, learn differences between animal species, understand loss...

Author(s)
Terlo, E. M. C.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240573)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Diseases of the hypothalamo-pituitary-adrenocortical axis.

This chapter reviews the hypothalamo-pituitary-adrenocortical axis physiology in horses as well as the diseases affecting this neuroendocrine system in equines.

Author(s)
Bertin, F. R.; Fraser, N. S.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241099)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Nervous system and special senses.

The anatomy and physiology of the central and peripheral nervous system of cats and dogs are described.

Author(s)
Aspinall, V.; Cappello, M.; Phillips, C.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241150)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The immune system: effects of water temperature and acidification.

This chapter provides a general overview of the defence mechanisms in fish, its interactions with the neuroendocrine system and the influence of environmental factors such as water temperature and acidification on its function.

Author(s)
Muiswinkel, W. B. van
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393982)
Type
Book chapter
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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
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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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