Stress and Animal Welfare: Key Issues in the Biology of Humans and Other Animals

This book, published mid-December 2019, is useful for medical, veterinary, biology and animal science students and others interested:

Broom, D.M. and Johnson, K.G. 2019. Stress and Animal Welfare: Key Issues in the Biology of Humans and Other Animals, 2nd edn. (pp. 230). Cham, Switzerland: Springer Nature. ISBN 978-3-030-32152-9. ISBN 978-3-030-32153-6 (eBook).


The self-contained chapters with reference lists are:

  1. One welfare, one health, one stress, humans and other animals
  2. Adaptation, regulation, sentience and brain control
  3. Limits to adaptation
  4. Stress and welfare: history and usage of concepts
  5. Assessing welfare: short-term responses
  6. Assessing welfare: long-term responses,
  7. Preference studies and welfare
  8. Ethics: considering world issues
  9. Stress and welfare in the world

The Springer Review Service can provide free electronic review copies for interested academics or journalists; the team is reachable via: and

If their institution has licensed Springer eBook collection(s), all interested readers can use the MyCopy service. To check this possibility, library end users must access the book at SpringerLink (, using their institution's/library's network. A MyCopy is ideal for those who prefer to work with a printed version. Starting from the SpringerLink book page, they can directly order their own personal, printed-on-demand softcover edition of the
eBook for £24.99 / $24.99 / € 24.99.

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