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Effects of Simulated Laughter Therapy Using a Breathing Exercise: A Study on Hospitalized Pulmonary Tuberculosis Patients.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):International journal of environmental research and public health [Int J Environ Res Public Health] 2022 Aug 17; Vol. 19 (16). Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Aug 17.

Abstract:This study evaluated the effects of simulated laughter therapy on physical symptoms, pulmonary function, depression, and health-related quality of life (HRQOL) among pulmonary tuberculosis patients. This quasi-experimental study assigned tuberculosis p...

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Are you laughing with me or at me? Psychopathic traits and the ability to distinguish between affiliation and dominance laughter cues.

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Source(s):Journal of personality [J Pers] 2022 Aug; Vol. 90 (4), pp. 631-644. Date of Electronic Publication: 2021 Nov 12.

Abstract:Objective: Laughter conveys important information that supports social communication and bonding. Research suggests that unique acoustic properties distinguish laughter that promotes affiliation from laughter that conveys dominance, but little is known...

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The naturalistic approach to laughter in humans and other animals: towards a unified theory.

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Source(s):Philosophical transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological sciences [Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci] 2022 Nov 07; Vol. 377 (1863), pp. 20210175. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Sep 21.

Abstract:This opinion piece aims to tackle the biological, psychological, neural and cultural underpinnings of laughter from a naturalistic and evolutionary perspective. A naturalistic account of laughter requires the revaluation of two dogmas of a longstanding...

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Real-time magnetic resonance imaging reveals distinct vocal tract configurations during spontaneous and volitional laughter.

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Source(s):Philosophical transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological sciences [Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci] 2022 Nov 07; Vol. 377 (1863), pp. 20210511. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Sep 21.

Abstract:A substantial body of acoustic and behavioural evidence points to the existence of two broad categories of laughter in humans: spontaneous laughter that is emotionally genuine and somewhat involuntary, and volitional laughter that is produced on demand...

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Use of Laughter for the Detection of Parkinson's Disease: Feasibility Study for Clinical Decision Support Systems, Based on Speech Recognition and Automatic Classification Techniques.

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Source(s):International journal of environmental research and public health [Int J Environ Res Public Health] 2022 Sep 01; Vol. 19 (17). Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Sep 01.

Abstract:Parkinson's disease (PD) is an incurable neurodegenerative disorder which affects over 10 million people worldwide. Early detection and correct evaluation of the disease is critical for appropriate medication and to slow the advance of the symptoms. In...

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'Smiles and laughter and all those really great things': Nurses' perceptions of good experiences of care for inpatient children and young people with intellectual disability.

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Source(s):Journal of advanced nursing [J Adv Nurs] 2022 Sep; Vol. 78 (9), pp. 2933-2948. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Apr 22.

Abstract:Aim: To understand what constitutes a good experience of care for inpatient children and young people with intellectual disability as perceived by nursing staff.Design: Interpretive qualitative study.Methods: Focus groups with clinical nursing staff fr...

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The different shades of laughter: when do we laugh and when do we mimic other's laughter?

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Source(s):Philosophical transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological sciences [Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci] 2022 Nov 07; Vol. 377 (1863), pp. 20210188. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Sep 21.

Abstract:Laughter is an ambiguous phenomenon in response to both positive and negative events and a social signal that coordinates social interactions. We assessed (i) who laughs and why, and (ii) if the type of laughter and whether the observer approves of it ...

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Coronavirus diaries: Laughter is the best medicine.

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Source(s):Nature [Nature] 2021 Mar; Vol. 591 (7848), pp. 165.

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Laughter, play faces and mimicry in animals: evolution and social functions.

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Source(s):Philosophical transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological sciences [Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci] 2022 Nov 07; Vol. 377 (1863), pp. 20210177. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Sep 21.

Abstract:Human laughter and laugh faces show similarities in morphology and function with animal playful expressions. To better understand primordial uses and effects of human laughter and laugh faces, it is important to examine these positive expressions in an...

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Robert Provine: the critical human importance of laughter, connections and contagion.

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Source(s):Philosophical transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological sciences [Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci] 2022 Nov 07; Vol. 377 (1863), pp. 20210178. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Sep 21.

Abstract:Robert Provine made several critically important contributions to science, and in this paper, we will elaborate some of his research into laughter and behavioural contagion. To do this, we will employ Provine's observational methods and use a recorded ...

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