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Paul E. McGhee, Ph.D.

LAUGHTER

THE REMEDY FOR STRESS
THE ULTIMATE SURVIVAL TOOL
THE MOST SERIOUS MEDICINE
THE COMPETITIVE EDGE

• THE LAUGHTER REMEDY

This entertaining program will inform you of the latest findings on the health benefits resulting from humor and laughter. Physical and mental health benefits are discussed. Special attention is given to how humor helps you cope with stress.

Specific benefits discussed: muscle relaxation and the easing of psychological tensions, increased energy, reduced burnout, cathartic release of feelings of anger and anxiety, maintenance of a more positive mood and outlook, maintenance of perspective on problems, increased sense of control, enhancement of the immune system, reduction of stress hormones, and pain reduction. Special attention will be given to the importance of a playful attitude in Overcoming Terminal Seriousness in order to receive these benefits.


• HUMOR DEVELOPMENT TRAINING PROGRAM

This program can also be used as a Train The Trainer program. Anyone experienced in leading groups can use the manual and workbook for the 8-Step-Program.


• ADDITIONAL TOPICS

Humor in hospital settings
Humor in nursing homes
Establishing a humor program in health care settings
Humor and management
Impact of humor on moral and job performance





EDUCATION
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Ph.D. in Developmental Psychology

AUTHOR
Eleven Books on Humor Including:
- The Laughter Remedy: Health, Healing, and the Amuse System
- PUNchline: How to Start Thinking Like a Humorist if You’re Humor Impaired

Major articles in publications
- The New York Times, Newsweek, Crane’s Detroit Business, Chicago Tribune

PARTIAL CLIENT LIST
-
American Cancer Society
- American Healthcare Executives of New Jersey
- Association of Health Care Facilities
- Community Health Care Association
- Federal Emergency Management Association
- League of Nursing
- Mid Atlantic Health Congress
- National Association of Practical Nursing
- National Association of Health Care Recruiters
- Seaside Health Promotion Conference Oregon
- Multiple Sclerosis Society
- New Jersey Association of Health Care Facilities
- New Jersey Coalition on Disabilities, Alcoholism, and Drug Abuse

Many hospitals including:
- Sarasota Memorial Hospital, Sarasota, FL
- Greater Flint Hospital Assembly, Flint, MI

To inquire about Dr. McGhee’s availability for one of your events,
just send an e-mail to info@workandwellness.com or call
603-501-0883.

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