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Cover for Mental health and well-being in animals.

This second edition of Mental Health and Well-Being in Animals is fully revised, expanded, and comprehensively updated with the most current knowledge about the full array of mental health issues seen in animals. Written by key opinion leaders, internationally-recognized experts and specialists, it ...

Author(s)
McMillan, F. D.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393401)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Mental health in animals: a veterinary behaviorist's view.

This chapter discussed the difference between animal behaviour and animal mental health and highlights factors that influences alterations in the behaviour and mental health of animals, among the factors presented are stress, anxiety, and intersection of mental health and behavior. This chapter...

Author(s)
Horwitz, D. F.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393401)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The philosophical and biological evolution of feelings in well-being.

This chapter presents studies investigating the history and principles with regards to feelings in well being in animals and emphasized that proper understanding of the states of suffering and states of pleasure in animals that will help us to design optimum environments for animals as well as...

Author(s)
Duncan, I. J. H.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393401)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for What is distress? A complex answer to a simple question.

The current conceptualizations of distress in animals, key considerations in conceptualizing distress, importance of clarifying our understanding of distress, and limitations of current research-based operational definitions of distress, and clarification on the meaning of homeostasis, stress, and...

Author(s)
McMillan, F. D.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393401)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
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
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Mental health issues in the horse.

In this chapter, the physical and psychological factors that serves as threat to the mental health of horses are discussed as well as the diagnosis and treatment options available.

Author(s)
Mills, D. S.; Ricci-Bonot, C.; Hall, S. S.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393401)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Welfare of transported animals: welfare assessment and factors affecting welfare.

All farmed animals are regarded as sentient beings, so their welfare is a matter of much public concern. Positive and negative aspects of the welfare of animals during transport should be assessed using a range of behavioural, physiological and carcass-quality measures. Health is an important part...

Author(s)
Broom, D. M.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786399151)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Quality of life of animals in veterinary medical practice.

This chapter examines the complex concept of quality of life. An emphasis is placed on the practical application of QOL for animals. This chapter likewise suggest how veterinary surgeons, and animal owners, might better assess and improve animals' QOL. Arguably, QOL is/or should be the single most...

Author(s)
Yeates, J. W.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393401)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The mental health of laboratory animals.

This chapter focused on the mental health of animals used in medical research. Most laboratory animals are kept in confinement for all or most of their lives. Their housing varies, from groups of nearly identical mice in rooms housing thousands of animals, to singly caged monkeys or pigs, to large...

Author(s)
Elkhoraibi, C.; Robinson-Junker, A.; Alvino, G.; Carbone, L.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393401)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Learning, training and behaviour.

This chapter takes a look at some of the different theories and methods to help train cats develop their learning ability and behaviour.

Author(s)
Atkinson, T.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780647838)
Type
Book chapter

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