Humor and the Healing Arts: A Multimethod Analysis of Humor Use in Health Care

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This volume offers a social scientific look at humour's role in medical transactions, including excerpts of conversations between patients and caregivers. A close-up look at three medical case studies shows how humour is used to help a physical therapy patient overcome fear and queasiness.

Humor and the Healing Arts: A Multimethod Analysis of Humor Use in Health Care 1997, Routledge, Mahwah, NJ

ISBN-13: 9780805826487

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