ERIC Number: EJ285173
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1983-Jun
Companion Animals and Elderly People: A Challenge for Evaluators of Social Support.
Robb, Susanne S.; Stegman, Charles E.
Gerontologist, v23 n3 p277-82 Jun 1983
Measured selected health-related effects of association with companion-animals on humans. The sample consisted of predominantly elderly veterans (N=56), who did or did not live with pets, that comprised the census of a home care program. No significant differences were observed. (Author/JAC)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A