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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 problems with well-being terminology.

In this chapter, previous studies on the similarities and differences between well-being concepts in animals are presented. The reviews were based on the following concepts: individual's perspective and perception; philosophical frameworks; a balance of pleasant versus unpleasant affect; bipolar...

Author(s)
McMillan, F. D.; Yeates, J. W.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393401)
Type
Book chapter
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 Subjective well-being, happiness, and personality in animals.

In this chapter, the authors evaluates a subset of the evidence that our perceptions of animal happiness are accurate and that the 'happiness' that we see in other animals is much like the happiness that we see in other humans or experience ourselves. This evidence consists of work on the...

Author(s)
Weiss, A.; Robinson, L. M.
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 Treatment of emotional distress and disorders - nonpharmacologic methods.

In this chapter the clinical aspects and treatment options for distress-related behaviors in animals were discussed focusing on the non-pharmacological methods.

Author(s)
Reid, P. J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393401)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
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
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Living with and loving a pet with behaviour problems: the impact on caregivers.

Author(s)
Buller, K.; Ballantyne, K. C.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394583)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper

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