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Research Paper | Medicine Science | India | Volume 5 Issue 5, May 2016
Effectiveness of Laughter Therapy on Stress among School Teachers
Dr. R. Shankar Shanmugam  | Dr. C. Susila | J. Anitha
Abstract: Life is stressful and represents a contrast, dynamic exchange of energy between people and their environment. The human organism uses innate processes to maintain and restore homeostasis under stressful conditions. Teachers stress may be caused by a complex set of reasons. Aim to assess the effectiveness of laughter therapy on the level of stress among school teachers. Material Methods one group pre test and post test design was chosen. Purposive technique was used. Middle school Teachers were the sample. Results In the pre test, the overall mean of level of stress was 80.56 with SD of 8.48. In the post test, the overall mean of level of stress was 48.56 with SD of 9.25. The paired t test value is significant at 24.59. It was statistically significant at p< 0.05 level. It indicates the level of stress has been reduced. Conclusion Laughter therapy has significant impact in reducing the stress among Teachers.
Keywords: laughter Therapy, Stress, School Teachers
Edition: Volume 5 Issue 5, May 2016,
Pages: 409 - 411
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