Laughter-Inducing Therapies: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Van Der Wal, CN and Kok, RN (2019) Laughter-Inducing Therapies: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Social Science & Medicine, 232. pp. 473-488. ISSN 0277-9536



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Keywords: Laughter-inducing therapy; Spontaneous laughter; Simulated laughter; Humor; Psychological and physical well-being; Systematic review; Meta-analysis
  • Published: July 2019
  • Accepted: 11 February 2019
  • Published (online): 5 March 2019
Institution: The University of Leeds
Academic Units: The University of Leeds > Faculty of Business (Leeds) > Management Division (LUBS) (Leeds) > Management Division Organizational Behaviour (LUBS)
Depositing User: Symplectic Publications
Date Deposited: 28 Feb 2019 14:08
Last Modified: 01 Jul 2019 08:47
Status: Published
Publisher: Elsevier
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