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A summary on research in gelotophobia


Chen, Guo-hai; Liao, Chao-chi; Proyer, Rene T; Ruch, Willibald (2009). A summary on research in gelotophobia. China Journal of Health Psychology, 17(7):893-895.

Abstract

Objective: To summarize the research on concep ts, assessments, causes and consequences,main research findings and future research directions in Gelotophobia. Itsmain purpose is to stimulate Chinese scholars’ research interest in th is area. Methods: On the basis of literature review , this study conducted an analysis and induction of research findings. Results: Gelotophobia is of relevance among non-clinical groups and should be best conceptualized as a one-dimensional individual differences phenomenon. Conclusion: Gelotophobia is a new concept and is of greatapplication prospects in China.

Abstract

Objective: To summarize the research on concep ts, assessments, causes and consequences,main research findings and future research directions in Gelotophobia. Itsmain purpose is to stimulate Chinese scholars’ research interest in th is area. Methods: On the basis of literature review , this study conducted an analysis and induction of research findings. Results: Gelotophobia is of relevance among non-clinical groups and should be best conceptualized as a one-dimensional individual differences phenomenon. Conclusion: Gelotophobia is a new concept and is of greatapplication prospects in China.

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Item Type:Journal Article, refereed, original work
Communities & Collections:06 Faculty of Arts > Institute of Psychology
Dewey Decimal Classification:150 Psychology
Uncontrolled Keywords:gelotophobia
Language:Chinese
Date:2009
Deposited On:21 Oct 2009 09:44
Last Modified:09 Jun 2016 09:20
Publisher:AD of Publication: China
ISSN:1005-1252
Related URLs:http://en.cnki.com.cn/Journal_en/E-E059-JKXL.htm (Publisher)

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