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Cover for Tests to characterize the animal.

This chapter presents various behavioural tests to help determine the different characteristics expressed by an individual animal, such as optimism, anxiety, fearfulness, boldness and dominance.

Author(s)
Nielsen, B. L.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240603)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Affective disorders in cats and dogs.

This chapter describes the clinical signs, diagnosis and treatment of anxiety disorders, panic disorders, frustration-related presentations and some miscellaneous behaviour problems in cats and dogs.

Author(s)
Denenberg, S.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394552)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for How to choose a test.

In this chapter the author discussed pointers to consider in selecting the most appropriate behavioural test in animal, among these tips is to answer the question why do we have to use behavioural tests at all? and what is the purpose of putting an animal in a situation that will always be somewhat ...

Author(s)
Nielsen, B. L.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240603)
Type
Book chapter
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 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
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Cover for Mental illness in animals: diagnostic considerations using selected mental disorders.

In this chapter the author discussed how to think about behavioral conditions as symptoms of mental illness in animals and their diagnostic criteria. Additionally, examples of four broad sets of conditions that emphasize how important discrete diagnoses are were presented. Studies were reviewed and ...

Author(s)
Overall, K. L.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393401)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Psychological trauma and posttraumatic psychopathology in animals.

The clinical aspects, diagnosis, diagnostic methods, and treatment of cases of psychological trauma and posttraumatic psychopathology in animals were discussed.

Author(s)
McMillan, F. D.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393401)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
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
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 The influence of farmers' personal characteristics on a range of issues in management.

A farmer's personal characteristics have an impact on many important issues on a farm and its management. This chapter contains four case studies exploring four example decision areas involving farm growth, farm ownership structures, farm succession and farmer anxiety. In each case a model is...

Author(s)
Nuthall, P. L.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240733)
Type
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