"There Is a Cat on Our Ward": Inpatient and Staff Member Attitudes toward and Experiences with Cats in a Psychiatric Ward

Cora Wagner, Undine E. Lang, Karin Hediger

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Original languageEnglish
Article number3108
Number of pages10
JournalInternational Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health
Volume16
Issue number17
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 27 Aug 2019

Keywords

  • Adolescent
  • Adult
  • Aged
  • Aged, 80 and over
  • Animals
  • Attitude of Health Personnel
  • Cats
  • Cross-Sectional Studies
  • Emotions
  • Female
  • Human-Animal Bond
  • Humans
  • Inpatients/psychology
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Patient Satisfaction/statistics & numerical data
  • Personnel, Hospital/psychology
  • Psychiatric Department, Hospital/organization & administration
  • Young Adult
  • atmosphere
  • DEMENTIA
  • psychiatry
  • CARE
  • cat
  • social interaction
  • relationship
  • DOG
  • INTERVENTION
  • LONELINESS
  • DEPRESSION
  • AGITATION
  • animal-assisted intervention
  • satisfaction
  • SATISFACTION
  • NURSING-HOME RESIDENTS
  • ANIMAL-ASSISTED THERAPY
  • ward animal

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