Effects of Clown Activities on Patients Eligible for Palliative Care in Primary Health Care | July 2021

Articles

Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem

https://doi.org/10.1590/0034-7167-2020-0431

Humorous Coping and Serious Reappraisal: Short-Term and Longer-Term Effects | August 2014

Articles

Europe’s Journal of Psychology

http://ejop.psychopen.eu/article/view/730

The Impacts of a Clown Doctor Program on an Adolescent Psychiatric Unit: A Mixed Methods Investigation | May 2023

Articles

Child Psychiatry and Human Development

https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10578-023-01545-6

Humor Styles, Positive Personality and Health | August 2010

Articles

Europe’s Journal of Psychology

http://ejop.psychopen.eu/article/view/214

The Effect of “Hospital Clowns” on Psychological Distress and Maladaptive Behaviours in Children Undergoing Minor Surgery | January 2010

Articles

Psychology in Spain

http://www.psychologyinspain.com/content/full/2010/default.htm

Effectiveness of a Humor-Based Training for Reducing Employees’ Distress | October 2021

Articles

International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health

https://www.mdpi.com/1660-4601/18/21/11177

Humor Styles and the Intolerance of Uncertainty Model of Generalized Anxiety | August 2014

Articles

Europe’s Journal of Psychology

http://ejop.psychopen.eu/article/view/752

Laughter and Humor as Complementary and Alternative Medicines for Dementia Patients | June 2010

Articles

BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine

https://bmccomplementalternmed.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/1472-6882-10-28

Medical Clowns versus Sedation for Paediatric Urinary Catheter Insertion-A Randomised Pilot Study | February 2023

Articles

Acta Paediatrica

https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/apa.16733

The Conceptualization, Measurement, and Role of Humor as a Character Strength in Positive Psychology | August 2014

Articles

Europe’s Journal of Psychology

http://ejop.psychopen.eu/article/view/759

The Association between Laughter and Functional Dyspepsia in a Young Japanese Population | May 2022

Articles

International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health

https://www.mdpi.com/1660-4601/19/9/5686

Associations between Personality and Humor Structure Appreciation | April 2023

Articles

Current Psychology

https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s12144-023-04610-4

Efficacy and Feasibility of a Humor Training for People Suffering from Depression, Anxiety, and Adjustment Disorder: A Randomized Controlled Trial | March 2019

Articles

BMC Psychiatry

https://bmcpsychiatry.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12888-019-2075-x

Humor Style and Motor Skills: Understanding Vulnerability to Bullying | August 2014

Articles

Europe’s Journal of Psychology

http://ejop.psychopen.eu/article/view/749

Humor Training Program on Sense of Humor among Older Adults: A Randomized Controlled Trial | December 2020

Articles

Open Psychology Journal

http://dx.doi.org/10.2174/1874350102013010333

Clown Doctors as a Treatment for Preoperative Anxiety in Children: A Randomized, Prospective Study | October 2005

Abstracts

Pediatrics

https://doi.org/10.1542/peds.2005-0466

Humour Workshops for Staff Working in Palliative Care | May 2022

Articles

International Journal of Applied Positive Psychology

http://www.mhsynthesis.com/352790/

Magical Attachment: Children in Magical Relations with Hospital Clowns | February 2012

Articles

International Journal of Qualitative Studies on Health and Well-Being

https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.3402/qhw.v7i0.11862

Positive Humor and Work Withdrawal Behaviors: The Role of Stress Coping Styles in the Hotel Industry Amid COVID-19 Pandemic | May 2022

Articles

International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health

https://www.mdpi.com/1660-4601/19/10/6233

The Effect of Clown Intervention on Self-Report and Biomarker Measures of Stress and Fatigue in Pediatric Osteosarcoma Inpatients: A Pilot Study | June 2018

Articles

Integrative Cancer Therapies

http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/full/10.1177/1534735418781725

Medical Clowns Improve Sleep and Shorten Hospitalization Duration in Hospitalized Children | January 2024

Articles

Scientific Reports

https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-024-52943-2

Short-, Medium-, and Long-Term Impact of Watching Humorous Video Clips on Stress and Well-Being: An Experience Sampling Method-Based Field Experiment | February 2023

Articles

Computers in Human Behavior Reports

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2451958823000039

Humor in the Elderly with Dementia: Development and Initial Validation of a Behavioral Observation System | November 2019

Articles

Current Psychology

https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s12144-019-00455-y

Evaluation of a Humor Training for Patients with Chronic Pain: A Randomized Clinical Trial | October 2021

Articles

Journal of Pain Research

https://doi.org/10.2147/JPR.S313868

Diabetes and Humor: A Preliminary Investigation | May 2020

Articles

Diabetes Spectrum

https://doi.org/10.2337/ds19-0028

Affective Style, Humor Styles and Happiness | August 2014

Articles

Europe’s Journal of Psychology

http://ejop.psychopen.eu/article/view/766

Motivations and Personal Traits Can Predict Self-Efficacy of the Clown Therapist: A Descriptive Study | June 2022

Articles

International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health

https://www.mdpi.com/1660-4601/19/12/7058

Humour‐Based Interventions for People with Schizophrenia | October 2021

Articles

Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews

https://www.cochranelibrary.com/cdsr/doi/10.1002/14651858.CD013367.pub2/full

Does Cancer Have a Sense of Humor? The Use of Humor in Patients with Recurrent Ovarian Cancer | January 2011

Multimedia (Lectures-Conferences)

University of Wisconsin

http://videos.med.wisc.edu/videos/27280

The Use of Humor and Laughter in Research About End-of-Life Discussions | August 2014

Articles

Journal of Nursing Education and Practice

http://www.sciedu.ca/journal/index.php/jnep/article/view/4203

Effects of Clown Doctors on Child and Caregiver Anxiety at the Entrance to the Surgery Care Unit and Separation from Caregivers | April 2016

Articles

ERIC>International Journal of Emotional Education

https://eric.ed.gov/?id=EJ1098783

Relationships between Humor Styles and the Big Five Personality Traits in Workers: A Network Analysis | January 2023

Articles

International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health

https://www.mdpi.com/1660-4601/20/2/1008

Effect of Interaction with Clowns on Vital Signs and Non-Verbal Communication of Hospitalized Children | July 2016

Articles

Revista Paulista de Pediatria

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2359348216000324

An Effect of Physical Activity-Based Recreation Programs on Children’s Optimism, Humor Styles, and School Life Adjustment | June 2015

Articles

Journal of Exercise Rehabilitation

http://www.e-jer.org/journal/view.php?number=2013600193

Joyful and Serious Intentions in the Work of Hospital Clowns: A Meta-Analysis Based on a 7-Year Research Project Conducted in Three Parts | January 2013

Articles

International Journal of Qualitative Studies on Health and Well-Being

https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.3402/qhw.v8i0.18907

Sense of Humor, Stable Affect, and Psychological Well-Being | August 2014

Articles

Europe’s Journal of Psychology

http://ejop.psychopen.eu/article/view/746

Humor Associated with Positive Outcomes in Individual Psychotherapy | September 2018

Articles

American Journal of Psychotherapy

https://psychotherapy.psychiatryonline.org/doi/10.1176/appi.psychotherapy.20180021

“I Made You a Small Room in My Heart”: How Therapeutic Clowns Meet the Needs of Older Adults in Nursing Homes | July 2023

Articles

International Journal of Qualitative Studies on Health and Well-Being

https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/17482631.2023.2238989

How Do Therapists Understand and Use Humour in Their Work with Obsessive-Compulsive Clients? A Grounded Theory Study | May 2021

Theses-Dissertations

London Metropolitan University

http://repository.londonmet.ac.uk/6690/

Effectiveness of Hospital Clowns for Symptom Management in Paediatrics: Systematic Review of Randomised and Non-Randomised Controlled Trials | December 2020

Articles

TheBMJ

https://www.bmj.com/content/371/bmj.m4290

Rumination, Suicidal Ideation, and the Mediating Effect of Self-Defeating Humor | August 2014

Articles

Europe’s Journal of Psychology

http://ejop.psychopen.eu/article/view/758

Patient-to-Patient Interactions during the Pain Management Programme: The Role of Humor and Venting in Building a Socially Supportive Community | April 2022

Articles

Frontiers in Pain Research

https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fpain.2022.875720/full

Altered Sense of Humor in Dementia | September 2015

Articles

Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease

https://content.iospress.com/articles/journal-of-alzheimers-disease/jad150413

Humor and Resiliency: Towards a Process Model of Coping and Growth | August 2012

Articles

Europe’s Journal of Psychology

http://ejop.psychopen.eu/article/view/464

The Effect of Medical Clowns on Blood Pressure Measurement in Children Presenting to the Emergency Department | December 2022

Articles

Israel Medical Association Journal

https://www.ima.org.il/medicineIMAJ/Article.aspx?aId=5201

The Relationships of Elementary School Students’ Sports Participation with Optimism, Humor Styles, and School Life Satisfaction | April 2014

Articles

Journal of Exercise Rehabilitation

http://www.e-jer.org/journal/view.php?number=2013600110

Does Laughing Have a Stress-Buffering Effect in Daily Life? An Intensive Longitudinal Study | July 2020

Articles

PLOS ONE

https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0235851

Effects of Laughter Therapy on Quality of Life in Patients with Cancer: An Open-Label, Randomized Controlled Trial | June 2019

Articles

PLOS ONE

https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0219065

A Systematic Review of Humour-Based Strategies for Addressing Public Health Priorities | August 2021

Articles

Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health

https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/1753-6405.13142

The Funnier, the Happier? The Interplay between Interpersonal Humor Styles on Mental Health Via Gratitude | April 2023

Articles

Current Psychology

https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s12144-023-04665-3