Death of a Companion Cat or Dog and Human Bereavement: Psychosocial Variables

@inproceedings{Planchon2002DeathOA,
  title={Death of a Companion Cat or Dog and Human Bereavement: Psychosocial Variables},
  author={Lynn A. Planchon and Donald I. Templer and Shelley Stokes and Jacqueline Keller},
  year={2002}
}
This study found that death depression, general depression, and positive attitudes toward, and attachment to, companion animals were associated with greater grief following the death of cats and dogs both in a veterinary client group who had recently lost their companion animals and in a college student group with a history of companion animal loss. The correlations of both the above variables and the demographic and death circumstance variables tended to be higher with the veterinary clients… CONTINUE READING

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