Humor and Laughter May Influence Health [Part] IV. Humor and Immune Function
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This is the final article in a four part series reviewing the influence of humor and laughter on physiological and psychological well-being. This final article reviews the evidence for the effect of sense of humor, exposure to a humor stimulus and laughter on various immune system components, with a focus on the effects of laughter on natural killer cell cytotoxicity.
Mary Payne Bennett and Cecile Lengacher. "Humor and Laughter May Influence Health [Part] IV. Humor and Immune Function" Nursing Faculty Publications (2007).
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