Laughter therapy as an intervention to promote psychological well-being of volunteer community care workers working with HIV-affected families

@inproceedings{Hatzipapas2017LaughterTA,
  title={Laughter therapy as an intervention to promote psychological well-being of volunteer community care workers working with HIV-affected families},
  author={Irene Hatzipapas and Maretha Visser and Estie Janse van Rensburg},
  booktitle={SAHARA J : journal of Social Aspects of HIV/AIDS Research Alliance},
  year={2017}
}
The study explores the experiences of volunteer community care workers working with HIV-affected families, participating in laughter therapy. Laughter therapy is being used as an intervention to positively influence individuals experiencing various forms of emotional distress. Community care workers play a vital role in the support of the HIV/AIDS-infected and -affected members in communities. The nature of this type of work and their limited training contributes to high levels of secondary… CONTINUE READING