The mediating effect of pet attachment support between loneliness and general health in older females living in the community.

@article{KrauseParello2008TheME,
  title={The mediating effect of pet attachment support between loneliness and general health in older females living in the community.},
  author={Cheryl A. Krause-Parello},
  journal={Journal of community health nursing},
  year={2008},
  volume={25 1},
  pages={
          1-14
        }
}
The relationship between loneliness and general health was investigated in 159 older females living in the community. Pet attachment support, a variable tested as a mediator of this relationship, was examined also. Participants completed the Revised UCLA Loneliness Scale, a Pet Attachment scale, and the Psychological General Well-Being Schedule: general health subscale. A negative relationship between loneliness and general health decreased when controlling for pet attachment support as a… CONTINUE READING
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