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350+ Scientific Research Papers on Laughter

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The following list was compiled by Don L. F. Nilsen, English Department, Arizona State University Tempe, AZ (possibly using http://www.BioMedSearch.com). You will find more (and more recent) research articles on laughter categorized by area(s) of benefits in the LOU laughter research center. Adelswärd, Viveka, and Britt-Marie Öberg. "The Function of Laughter and Joking in Negotiating [...]

Why Laughter Wellness is an Effective Recovery Activity for Emotional Labour

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If your job involves emotional labour, you may find that you regularly need to suppress your real emotions and express emotions that you don’t really feel, in order to convey the ‘correct’ emotions for your role. This article reviews when this is OK and when it's not, and how Laughter Wellness interventions can help.

Japanese Study Says Laughter Therapy Efficient Low-Cost Medical Treatment

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A Japanese research study showed that laughter therapy is an efficient low-cost medical treatment that cuts health costs. Geneticist Kazuo Murakami considers that laughter is a stimulant, which can trigger energy inside a person's DNA potentially helping cure disease. "Laughing therapy has no side-effect, meaning it is an epoch-making treatment for clinical medicine," he said. "If [...]

Laughing with People with Disabilities

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By Claire Trivedi As the daughter of a parent with a disability, I have always been interested in accessible techniques. I am particularly attracted to Laughter Wellness because of its wide range of applications and modification options. Anyone can do it! I also find that diverse populations help keep me creative, resourceful and open-minded. I [...]

Why and how laughter can help Alzheimers, Parkinsons, Lewy Body Dementia

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There is nothing funny about mental or cognitive impairment diseases such as Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, or variations of the above such as Lewy Body Dementia. There is no known cure to-date, treatments are expensive, and the associated symptoms change your daily life forever. Laughter is not a cure but it has much to offer on multiple [...]

Laughter As A Complementary Therapy For People with Parkinson’s – Part 2

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This article was written by Connie Costa after the implementation phase of a laughter yoga class for people living with Parkinson’s and their carers. The laughter session was arranged for the Parkinson’s Support Group so that group members would be offered an uplifting and enjoyable experience. The key messages of the session were about [...]

Top 10 most prescribed drugs in the USA, How laughter can help

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Everybody knows that laughter feels good, but few realize that it can also be used as a powerful form of complementary medicine that can enhance the healing impact of other established modalities. 10 most prescribed drugs in the USA (new prescriptions and refills) Cost: Medium to high. Side-effects: Numerous, unpleasant. How [...]

Top 10 most successful drugs in the USA, How laughter can help

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Everybody knows that laughter feels good, but few realize that it can also be used as a powerful form of complementary medicine that can enhance the healing impact of other established modalities. 10 most successful drugs in the USA by sales Cost: Medium to high. Side-effects: Numerous, unpleasant. How laughter [...]