This is the final article in a four part series reviewing the influence of humor and laughter on physiological and psychological well-being. This final article reviews the evidence for the effect of sense of humor, exposure to a humor stimulus and laughter on various immune system components, with a focus on the effects of laughter on natural killer cell cytotoxicity.
Medical Immunology | Nursing | Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing
Recommended Repository Citation
Bennett, Mary Payne and Lengacher, Cecile. (2007). Humor and Laughter May Influence Health [Part] IV. Humor and Immune Function. eCAM, 6 (2), 159-164.
Original Publication URL: doi:10.1093/ecam/nem149
Available at: http://digitalcommons.wku.edu/nurs_fac_pub/3