Publication details [#56635]

Ruch, Willibald, Guo-Hai Chen and René T. Proyer. 2012. Gelotophobia: Life satisfaction and happiness across cultures. Humor 25 (1) : 23–40.
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Article in journal
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De Gruyter


This study explores the fear of being laughed at (gelotophobia) in its relation to life satisfaction and happiness orientations and positive psychology interventions as potential treatments in Switzerland, Austria and China.