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A friend in need is a friend indeed : the benefits of the Human-Animal Bond during challenging times

(2021)
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Throughout most of our common history, companion animals have played an important role in the lives of humans. As humans and animals evolved, so did the human-animal relationship. Different theoretical frameworks have been used to explain the potential beneficial effects of the emotional aspect of the human-animal relationship that we know as the Human-Animal Bond. This thesis examines these benefits in two novel scenarios, focusing on people (and animals) having to deal with challenging circumstances. Both studies explore the HAB in specific situations and reflect on the meaning of that bond for the humans and animals involved.
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Human-animal bond, Seizure alert dogs, COVID-19 Lockdown

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Martos Martinez-Caja, Ana. A Friend in Need Is a Friend Indeed : The Benefits of the Human-Animal Bond during Challenging Times. Ghent University. Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, 2021.
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Martos Martinez-Caja, A. (2021). A friend in need is a friend indeed : the benefits of the Human-Animal Bond during challenging times. Ghent University. Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Merelbeke, Belgium.
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Martos Martinez-Caja, Ana. 2021. “A Friend in Need Is a Friend Indeed : The Benefits of the Human-Animal Bond during Challenging Times.” Merelbeke, Belgium: Ghent University. Faculty of Veterinary Medicine.
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Martos Martinez-Caja, Ana. 2021. “A Friend in Need Is a Friend Indeed : The Benefits of the Human-Animal Bond during Challenging Times.” Merelbeke, Belgium: Ghent University. Faculty of Veterinary Medicine.
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Martos Martinez-Caja A. A friend in need is a friend indeed : the benefits of the Human-Animal Bond during challenging times. [Merelbeke, Belgium]: Ghent University. Faculty of Veterinary Medicine; 2021.
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A. Martos Martinez-Caja, “A friend in need is a friend indeed : the benefits of the Human-Animal Bond during challenging times,” Ghent University. Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Merelbeke, Belgium, 2021.
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This thesis examines these benefits in two novel scenarios, focusing on people (and animals) having to deal with challenging circumstances. Both studies explore the HAB in specific situations and reflect on the meaning of that bond for the humans and animals involved.}},
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  school       = {{Ghent University}},
  title        = {{A friend in need is a friend indeed : the benefits of the Human-Animal Bond during challenging times}},
  year         = {{2021}},
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