laughter therapy

(redirected from Healing Humor)
Alternative medicine See Laughter club, Laughter yoga
Physiology Laughter evokes endorphin release, decreases blood pressure, increases oxygenation of blood and IgA production
Psychiatry The use of humour to cope with major life trauma—stress, personal loss, and disappointment

laughter therapy

Healing humor Psychotherapy The use of humor to cope with major life trauma–stress, personal loss, and disappointment Physiology Laughter evokes endorphin release, ↓ BP, ↑ oxygenation of blood, IgA production
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Also bracketed within this category were the explosive, fragmented paintings of Ken Chu, which, with equal amounts of rage and healing humor, target damaging Orientalist stereotypes.