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The therapeutic value of laughter in medicine.

@article{MoraRipoll2010TheTV,
  title={The therapeutic value of laughter in medicine.},
  author={Ramon Mora-Ripoll},
  journal={Alternative therapies in health and medicine},
  year={2010},
  volume={16 6},
  pages={
          56-64
        }
}
  • R. Mora-Ripoll
  • Published 1 November 2010
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Alternative therapies in health and medicine
OBJECTIVE The aim of this review is to identify, critically evaluate, and summarize the laughter literature across a number of fields related to medicine and health care to assess to what extent laughter health-related benefits are currently supported by empirical evidence. DATA SOURCES AND STUDY SELECTION A comprehensive laughter literature search was performed. A thorough search of the gray literature was also undertaken. A list of inclusion and exclusion criteria was identified. DATA… Expand
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