Publication details [#65055]

Papousek, Ilona. 2018. Humor and well-being: A little less is quite enough. Humor 31 (2) : 311–328.
Publication type
Article in journal
Publication language
Person as a subject
Place, Publisher
De Gruyter


Paul McGhee, one of the most potent pioneers in the domain of humor inquiry has been examining for decades how humor may be employed for welfare's retention or progress in the face of ill luck. This article deals with active humor use as a strong device a) to successfully handle and fitly recuperate from stressful situations, above all if it becomes a habitual reply to bad luck, and b) to improve patients life quality.