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Humor: The Lighter Path to Resilience and Health
We've all heard the phrase, "Laughter is the best medicine." Readers Digest has been telling us this for years, but until recently there was no real evidence to back up the claim. This book discusses the exciting findings scientists have obtained over the past 25 years for how your sense of humor supports good physical and mental health. A separate chapter discusses humor ...more
Paperback, 396 pages
Published January 19th 2010 by Authorhouse
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This is a hefty and pretty serious book about humor. It looks at hundreds, maybe even thousands, of clinical studies attempting to show the connection between humor and healing. In spite of McGhee's thoroughness, 48 pages of footnotes, he manages to keep things interesting and often even entertaining. He sprinkles the book with humorous stories and with humor exercises where the reader is invited to come up with an appropriate punch line for a joke. McGhee has been both a teacher and a researche ...more