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I'd Rather Laugh : How to Be Happy Even When Life Has Other Plans for You
by Linda Richman (Hardcover -- January 2001)
Avg. Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars

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The Healing Power of Humor: Techniques for Getting Through Loss, Setbacks, Upsets, Disappointments, Difficulties, Trials, Tribulations, and All That
by Allen Klein (Paperback -- March 1989)
Avg. Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars

 

 



 


3.
 
Laughter: A Scientific Investigation
by Robert R. Provine (Hardcover -- October 2000)
Avg. Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars

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Humor at Work: The Guaranteed, Bottom-Line, Low Cost, High-Efficiency Guide to Success Through Humor
by Esther Blumenfeld (Preface), Lynne Alpern (Preface) (Paperback -- April 1994)
Avg. Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars

 


 



5.
 
Making Sense of Humor: How to Add Humor and Joy to Your Life
by Lila Green, Gil Fahey (Illustrator) (Paperback -- August 1994)

 
 


 



 


6.   Subversive Laughter: The Liberating Power of Comedy
by Ron Jenkins, Ronald Scott Jenkins (Hardcover -- June 1994)

 

 

 



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Humor, Play & Laughter: Stress-Proofing Life With Your Kids
by Joseph A. Michelli (Paperback -- March 1998)
Avg. Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars

 



 



 


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The Psychology of Humor: A Reference Guide and Annotated Bibliography
by Jon E. Roeckelein (Hardcover -- February 28, 2002)

 

 

 



 


9.   Jokes: Their Purpose and Meaning
by Herbert S. Strean (Hardcover -- January 1995)

 

 


 



 


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Belly Laughter in Relationships: Something Else Positive Below the Belt
by Enoa Jonkins, Enda Junkins (Paperback -- November 1, 2001)
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Lighten Up: Survival Skills for People Under Pressure
by Roma Felible, C. W. Metcalf (Paperback -- May 1993)
Avg. Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars

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12.
 
Jokes and Their Relation to the Unconscious
by Sigmund Freud, et al (Paperback -- June 1963)
Avg. Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars

 
 



 
 


13.   The Sense of Humor: Explorations of a Personality Characteristic (Humor Research, 3)
by W. Ruch (Editor) (Hardcover -- June 1998)

 

 

 



 


14.   Conversational Joking: Humor in Everyday Talk
by Neal R. Norrick (Hardcover -- May 1993)

 

 


 



 
 


15.   Humor - The Psychology of Living Buoyantly (The Plenum Series in Social/Clinical Psychology)
by Herbert M. Lefcourt (Hardcover -- October 2000)

 

 

 



 


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Humor and Psyche: Psychoanalytic Perspectives
by James W. Barron (Editor) (Hardcover -- May 1999)

 

 


 



 


17.   Split Down the Sides
by R. D. V. Glasgow (Hardcover -- December 30, 1996)

 

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18.   The Soul of Wit: Joke Theory from Grimm to Freud (Modern German Culture & Literature)
by Carl Hill (Hardcover -- December 1993)

 

 


 



 
 


19.   Comedy: The Mastery of Discourse (Theory/Culture)
by Susan Purdie (Hardcover -- March 1993)

 

 


 



 
 


20.   Pretend the World Is Funny and Forever: A Psychological Analysis of Comedians, Clowns, and Actors
by Seymour Fisher (Hardcover -- June 1981)

 

 


 



 
 


 


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