Laughter Therapy

Known as: Therapy, Laughter 
Therapeutic use of humor and laughter to improve emotional well being and health.
National Institutes of Health

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1987-2017
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2011
2011
BACKGROUND Laughter Yoga founded by M. Kataria is a combination of unconditioned laughter and yogic breathing. Its effect on… (More)
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2011
2011
PURPOSE In this study, the effects of laughter therapy on levels of depression, quality of life, resilience and immune responses… (More)
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2010
2010
The authors explain the effects introducing workshops for laughter therapy and relaxation to a unit dedicated to therapeutic… (More)
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2007
2007
In this study we present initial efforts to model laughter with an articulatory speech synthesizer. We aimed at imitating a real… (More)
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2006
2006
AIM This paper reports a study to determine the effectiveness of autogenic training in reducing anxiety in nursing students… (More)
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2005
2005
OBJECTIVE Growth hormone (GH) plays an ancillary role in the regulation of immune function. GH has been shown to be associated… (More)
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2005
2005
The effect of laughter therapy on the plasma levels of renin, angiotensinogen, and prorenin was investigated in patients with… (More)
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2004
2004
There are several beneficial efforts attributed to humor and laughter, including improved immune function, increased pain… (More)
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1995
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1995
There is much anecdotal 'evidence' from nurses and patients to support humour and laughter as therapy. However, there is little… (More)
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