Laugh After Laugh: The Healing Power of Humor Hardcover – October, 1978
by Raymond A. Moody Jr. (Author)
A book about the medical implications and uses of laughter and the sense of humor as they bear upon questions of health and disease.
Raymond Moody, M.D., Ph.D. is the bestselling author of eleven books which have sold over 20 million copies. His seminal work, Life After Life, has completely changed the way we view death and dying and has sold over 13 million copies worldwide. His latest book is GLIMPSES OF ETERNITY: Sharing a Loved One’s Passage from this Life to the Next.
Dr. Moody is the leading authority on the “near-death experience”–a phrase he coined in the late seventies. He is best known for his ground-breaking work on the near-death experience and what happens when we die. The New York Times calls
Dr. Moody “the father of the near-death experience.”
Dr. Moody has enlightened and entertained audiences all over the world for over three decades. He lectures on such topics as: Near Death Experiences, Death With Dignity, Life After Loss, Surviving Grief & Finding Hope, Reunions: Visionary
Encounters With Departed Loved Ones, The Healing Power of Humor, The Loss of Children, The Logic of Nonsense, and Catastrophic Tragedies & Events causing collective grief response.
In addition to his writing and lecturing, he is in the private practice of philosophical counseling and consulting on dying. Dr. Moody also trains hospice workers, clergy, psychologists, nurses, doctors, and other medical professionals on matters of grief recovery and dying. He helps people to identify systems of support and to cope with their anxiety, grief, and loss through better understanding of mourning and bereavement.
Dr. Moody received his medical degree from the College of Georgia and his Ph.D. in philosophy from the University of Virginia where he also received his M.A. and B.A.
He is the recipient of many awards including the World Humanitarian Award and a bronze medal in the Human Relations category at the New York Film Festival for the movie version of Life After Life.
Dr. Moody is a frequent media guest and has appeared on The Oprah Winfrey Show three times, as well as on hundreds of other local and nationally syndicated programs such as MSNBC: Grief Recovery, Today, ABC’s Turning Point, and hundreds more.
Hardcover: 128 pages
Publisher: Headwaters Pr; 1st edition (October 1978)
Product Dimensions: 8.5 x 5.8 x 0.7 inches
Shipping Weight: 11.2 ounces
Average Customer Review: 3.0 out of 5 stars See all reviews (3 customer reviews)
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Bysmokey rainon August 19, 2013
Format: Hardcover|Verified Purchase
This is a must have for every serious gelotology student. Dr. Moody is intelligent, loving, inspiring and fun! I am fortunate to have run across this out of print book.