Preliminary considerations of relationship between older persons and companion animals from a long-term perspective
加藤, 謙介 ,
カトウ, ケンスケKensuke, KATO
九州保健福祉大学研究紀要 = Journal of Kyushu University of Health and Welfare
47 , 2016-03
The present study examined relationship between older persons and companion animals from a long-term perspective. In concrete, (1) Previous studies concerned with relationship between companion animals and elderly people from 1980 to 2013 were examined based on International Federation ofAfing(IFA)'s review, (2) Newspaper articles about this issue were collected from 1985 to 2014, and examined long-term tendency quantitatively. Based on this discu sion, importance of long-term perspective to support the relationship between older persons and companion animals were considered preliminarily.