ID 106150
Title Transcription
ユーモア ヒョウシュツ ガ ソーシャル サポート オヨビ ヒョウシュツシャ ノ セイシンテキ ケンコウ ニ アタエル エイキョウ : ユーモア ノ ケイタイ ニ チャクモク シテ
Title Alternative
Effects of humor on mental health and social support : Focusing on the type of humor
Author
Watanabe, Miharu
Inahata, Yoko
Seo, Kanae
Keywords
humor
social support
mental health
Content Type
Departmental Bulletin Paper
Description
The purpose of this research was to examine the effect of humor on mental health and social support, focusing on the type of humor. The result of this study indicated that there was a significant difference between men and women only in offensive humor expression. Moreover, the high social support group indicated higher humor expression of all the forms than the low social support group. This result suggests that humor expression of all forms are useful to obtain social support. The low social support group had higher uneasiness and lower well-being than the high social support group. Therefore, social support is useful to promote the both of positive and negative mental health.
It was indicated that three kinds of humor expressions affect social support in path analysis. Furthermore, social support affects happiness and uneasiness. In this research, it was shown that the influence process of humor on mental health was different according to the form of humor expression.
Journal Title
徳島大学人間科学研究
ISSN
21873968
NCID
AA12675043
Volume
21
Start Page
49
End Page
60
Sort Key
49
Published Date
2013
EDB ID
FullText File
language
jpn
TextVersion
Publisher
departments
Integrated Arts and Sciences