Our results support a connection between sense of humor and self-reported physical health, however, it is difficult to determine the relationship to any specific disease process. Whereas relationships between sense of humor and self-reported measures of physical well-being appear to be supported, more research is required to determine interrelationships between sense of humor and well-being.
Nursing | Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing
Recommended Repository Citation
Bennett, Mary Payne and Lengacher, Cecile. (2006). Humor and Laughter May Influence Health: [Part] II. Complementary Therapies and Humor in a Clinical Population. eCAM 206:3(2)187-190, 3 (2), 187-190.
Original Publication URL: doi:10.1093/ecam/nel014
Available at: https://digitalcommons.wku.edu/nurs_fac_pub/2