Sense of Humor, Hassles, and Immunoglobulin A: Evidence for a Stress-Moderating Effect of Humor

01 Jun 1989Rod A. Martin, Ph.D., James P. Dobbin, M.A.

. Subjects with low scores on the humor scales revealed a stronger negative relationship between hassles and S-IgA than did those with high humor scores. T

Cohort Study
2 effects

Reported Outcomes

VariablesOutcomeEffectLatency

Humour Selfcare risk & protective factor
Humour
Selfcare

Immune system Lymphatic outcome
Immune system
Lymphatic

Strong Increase

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Humour Selfcare risk & protective factor
Humour
Selfcare

Immune system Lymphatic outcome
Immune system
Lymphatic

Strong Increase

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