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Powerpoint Ariadna & Mònica

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Powerpoint Ariadna & Mònica

  1. 1. Laughter Therapy
  2. 2. <ul><li>What is it? </li></ul><ul><li>How did it begin? </li></ul><ul><li>What does it consist of? </li></ul><ul><li>How is it useful? </li></ul><ul><li>What does it imply? </li></ul><ul><li>Which benefits have? </li></ul><ul><li>Are there any problems? </li></ul>Structure
  3. 3. What is it? <ul><li>Using of humour to help </li></ul><ul><li>To promote healthy and cope with illness </li></ul>
  4. 4. How did it begin? <ul><li>Used in medicine during the whole history </li></ul><ul><li>Earliest mentions for health benefits from humour is in the Bible </li></ul><ul><li>Surgeons used humours to distract patients </li></ul>
  5. 5. What does it consist of? <ul><li>Using different ways, prepares us for laughter. </li></ul><ul><li>Can help people to comfort better the changes in life. </li></ul><ul><li>Principal aim: to teach us how to laugh. </li></ul>
  6. 6. How is it useful? <ul><li>To improve the quality of life, help for pain... </li></ul><ul><li>Passive humour. </li></ul><ul><li>Spontaneous humour involves finding humour in everyday situations. </li></ul>http:// www.youtube.com/watch?v =iu-rLA4POkI
  7. 7. What does it imply? <ul><li>Increased breathing, oxygen use, changes in hormes and heart rate </li></ul><ul><li>For example: many hospitals have set up rooms with humorous materials. </li></ul><ul><li>Some cancer treatment centres offer humour therapy . </li></ul>
  8. 9. Benefits <ul><li>Provides physical and emotional release. </li></ul><ul><li>Exercises the diaphragm, works out the shoulders, muscles more relaxes... </li></ul><ul><li>Away from anger, stress... </li></ul><ul><li>Can give us a cheerful perspective. </li></ul><ul><li>Laughter contacts us to others. </li></ul>
  9. 10. Are there any problems? <ul><li>It is considered safe with conventional medical therapy. </li></ul><ul><li>Can be harmful used with delicates issues. </li></ul><ul><li>Cause pain after surgery . </li></ul>
  10. 11. The human race has only one really effective weapon and that is laughter . http:// www.youtube.com / watch ?v=cc2F1U_ oSxY

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