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Effect on the Life Satisfaction and Emotional Clarity For Adult Women by Laughter Therapy Program

웃음치료 프로그램이 성인 여성의 삶의 만족과 정서인식 명확성에 미치는 효과

  • 정하곤 (신라대학교 융합예술학과)
  • Received : 2017.07.10
  • Accepted : 2017.09.20
  • Published : 2017.09.28

Abstract

The purpose of this study was to examine the effect of the laughter treatment program on the satisfaction of life and emotional perception clarity of adult women. The subjects were 90 adult women in P metropolitan city who agreed to participate in the experiment and randomly placed 45 women in the control group and 45 women in the experimental group. In the experimental group, the laughter treatment program was conducted for fifteen weeks for a total of fifty minutes a week. t-test and covariance analysis were used to verify the effectiveness of the laughter treatment program. The results of the study are as follows. First, it was found that the laughter treatment program significantly improves the satisfaction of life of adult women. Second, the laughter treatment program significantly increased the emotional perception of adult women. Finally, the implications and limitations of this study and future research topics were discussed.

Keywords

Laughter Therapy;Adult Women;Life Satisfaction;Emotion;Emotion Clarity

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