Laughter may have therapeutic effects. In fact, researchers suggest "humor rooms" in hospitals could be set up to help people who suffer from painful musculoskeletal disorders or other chronic degenerative conditions that result in chronic pain and depressive moods.
one study, a group of people was put through humor group therapy. The subjects were exposed to funny
books, records and video films, and learned to give humor high priority in
their everyday lives. As a
result of this unique 13-week program, their overall state of psychological
well-being definitely improved. Humor
therapy can increase the general quality of life for patients, and laughter
was actually found to be therapeutic in relieving symptoms With laughter, people become more
self-confident, better able to cope with symptoms and to enjoy life,
regardless of their particular medical circumstances. This is more powerful evidence of
the mind-disease link.
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