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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 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 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
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Cover for Treatment of emotional distress and disorders - pharmacologic methods.

A brief discussion on the indications, contraindications, dosing protocols, costs, and other issues for all medications that may benefit a patient's psychological well-being was presented.

Author(s)
Crowell-Davis, S.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393401)
Type
Book chapter
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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 Behaviour and physiology.

This chapter dicusses the central regulation of behaviour; emotion and consciousness; decision making, reward system and neurotransmission; control of circadian rhythms; sleep; regulation of food intake and eating; hormonal control of feeding behaviour; feeding and decision-making; reproductive and ...

Author(s)
Valros, A.; Hänninen, L.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391650)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Learning and cognition.

This chapter discusses associative learning through Pavlovian and instrumental conditioning; associative learning through reinforcement, punishment, rewards and punishers; associative learning through evaluation of what is learned; memory; discrimination, generalization, categorization, and concept ...

Author(s)
Mendl, M.; Nicol, C. J.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391650)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Play behaviour.

This chapter discusses the definition of play; types of play and changes of play over time; playfulness; mechanisms; functional benefits of play; play and welfare in domestic animals; play responding to changes in environmental conditions; play as self-rewarding and indicating positive emotions;...

Author(s)
Held, S.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391650)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Animal well-being and behavioral needs on the farm.

Many scientists agree that health and productivity are not the only factors for determining whether or not an animal has good welfare. There is increasing emphasis on assessing the emotional or affective state of the animal. Jaak Panksepp, a neuroscientist, has identified the core emotional system, ...

Author(s)
Edwards-Callaway, L. N.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644677)
Type
Book chapter

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