Humor for Healing A Therapeutic Approach by Linda Clarke Harvey

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Published by Academic Press .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Allied Health Services - Occupational Therapy,
  • Clinical Psychology,
  • Stress Management,
  • General,
  • Psychology Of Humor,
  • Psychology,
  • Self-Help

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The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages99
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10073242M
ISBN 100127845984
ISBN 109780127845982
OCLC/WorldCa300128192

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Bernie Siegel's sparkling conversation about the healing power of love and laughter. From how positive thinking helps us lead longer and more productive lives, to new findings about the healing power of laughter, to miracles of spontaneous remission in terminally ill patients, you will find Humor and Healing to be a life-affirming house call from this respected /5(18).

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His article, titled Humor in Medicine concludes that, “There.Humor like love is difficult to study. Nonetheless, research is indicating that humor and laughter significantly effect brain chemistry. Parents intuitively know that when children become ill, at home or at the hospital, they bring to the sickbed toys, games, and comic books and other fun items in order to improve their offspring’s’ mood.

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