Mental Health and Well-being in Animals, 2nd Edition

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Franklin D McMillan
CABI, 07.11.2019 - 399 Seiten
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This second edition 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 is comprehensive covering basic principles to mental wellness, emotional distress, suffering and mental illness, through to measurement and treatment. With even more practical information and clinical pearls, this book remains invaluable to veterinary professionals, animal welfare researchers and advocates, and other animal caregivers.
 

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A Veterinary Behaviorists View
1
2 The Problems with Wellbeing Terminology
8
3 The Philosophical and Biological Evolution of Feelings in Wellbeing
21
4 The Relationship Between Mental and Physical Health
33
5 Moving Beyond a Problembased Focus on Poor Animal Welfare Toward Creating Opportunities to Have Positive Welfare Experiences
50
6 The Mental Health and Wellbeing Benefits of Personal Control in Animals
67
7 Quality of Life of Animals in Veterinary Medical Practice
82
8 The Mental Health and Wellbeing Benefits of Social Contact and Social Support in Animals
96
15 Cognitive and Emotional Disorders in the Aging Pet
212
A Music Mixing Board Model of Behavioral Characteristics Using the Panksepp Emotional System
231
17 Mental Health Issues in the Horse
242
18 Mental Health Issues in Shelter Animals
257
19 The Mental Health of Laboratory Animals
277
20 Mental Health Issues in Captive Birds
291
21 Psychological Wellbeing in Zoo Animals
302
22 Mental Health Issues in Captive Cetaceans
315

9 Subjective Wellbeing Happiness and Personality in Animals
111
10 Fostering Mental and Behavioral Wellness During Upbringing and Throughout Life
123
11 What Is Distress? A Complex Answer to a Simple Question
140
12 Suffering Agency and the Bayesian Mind 1
156
Diagnostic Considerations Using Selected Mental Disorders
167
14 Psychological Trauma and Posttraumatic Psychopathology in Animals
182
23 Assessing Affective States in Animals
328
24 Treatment of Emotional Distress and Disorders Nonpharmacologic Methods
345
25 Treatment of Emotional Distress and Disorders Pharmacologic Methods
364
Index
377
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Franklin D. McMillan, DVM is the director of well-being studies at Best Friends Animal Society. Dr. McMillan is a diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine and the American College of Animal Welfare and was in private practice for 23 years as well as serving as clinical professor of medicine at the Western University of Health Sciences College of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. McMillan's research concerns animal quality of life and the mental health and emotional well-being of animals who have endured hardship, adversity, and psychological trauma. Dr. McMillan lectures worldwide and has published dozens of scientific journal articles on the subjects of emotional health and suffering, stress, and quality of life in animals.

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