Sense of humor and survival among a county cohort of patients with end-stage renal failure: a two-year prospective study.

26 Dec 2006Svebak S1, Kristoffersen B, Aasarød K.

Sense of humor appeared to mediate better coping and, therefore, protected against detrimental effects of disease-related stressors upon survival.

Cohort Study
1 effect
2 years
41 subjects

Reported Outcomes

CausesOutcomeCertainty

Humour Selfcare risk & protective factor
Humour
Selfcare

Mortality Musculoskeletal outcome
Decreased risk of Mortality
Musculoskeletal system

Moderate evidence
-31.0%