Humor for Healing : A Therapeutic Approach
In Humor for Healing, author and physical therapist Linda C. Harvey offers health-care professionals a quick, yet thorough, study of humor and its effects on communication, patient therapy, and workplace stress. Ms. Harvey discusses the physiological and psychological effects of stress and of humor for both patient and health-care worker, when it is appropriate to use humor, and techniques for administering humor. This professional resource also includes an anxiety assessment and several humor scales so you can measure your stress level and how you use and define humor, as well as exercises to help you practice changing your behavior.
- Paperback | 99 pages
- 213.36 x 274.32 x 7.62mm | 317.51g
- 01 Nov 1998
- Academic Press
- United States