How and When Can Humor be Therapeutic?
Review TypeAbstract Review Only: Reviewed by Event Host
Repository Posting Date2019-01-29T20:45:32Z
Author(s)Shelton, Gary E.
Author DetailsGary E. Shelton, DNP, NP, ANP-BC, AOCNP, ACHPN, Department of Medicine, Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, New York, USA
Lead Author Sigma AffliationUpsilon
Level of EvidenceN/A
Humor and laughter are human traits. A sense of humor is not removed with an illness diagnosis, but is often lost. Recent research espouses the idiom that humor can be medicinal. Humor improves health by a multitude of physiologic and psychological processes. Strategies for appropriate implementation of humor are outlined.
DescriptionCreating Healthy Work Environments 2019:Innovating Healthy Clinical and Academic Environments: Optimizing Patient Outcomes and Professional Well-Being, February 22-24, 2019. New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.
Conference NameCreating Healthy Work Environments 2019
Conference HostSigma Theta Tau International, the Honor Society of Nursing
Conference LocationNew Orleans, Louisiana, USA
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