About the Author

Bernie Siegel

Bernie Siegel, M.D., is a physician, professor, and bestselling author. Since 1962, Dr. Siegel has served as a surgeon in private practice, and is also a clinical assistant professor of surgery at Yale University Medical School. His group therapy work with Exceptional Cancer...

The Beginner’s Guide to Humor and Healing

Dr. Bernie Siegel's Prescription for the Healing Power of Laughter and Love

Bernie Siegel

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When Dr. Bernie Siegel tells a joke, it s not only funny, it's good medicine. Now this pioneering physician and author of the New York Times bestseller Love, Medicine, and Miracles uplifts our hearts and tickles our funny bones once more, with The Beginner's Guide to Humor and Healing.

From how love helps us lead longer, more productive lives, to fascinating research about laughter's ability to boost the immune system, to true stories of miracles of spontaneous remission in terminally ill patients, here is a life-affirming house call with America's favorite stand-up physician.

Course objectives:

  • Identify biochemical benefits of humor
  • Summarize basic concepts of the importance of humor in healing
  • Practice guided meditation exercise
  • List several practical suggestions to support healing


  • How laughter can improve your health
  • Lessons from exceptional patients
  • Where the "magic" in life comes from
  • Plus true stories of joy, love, and healing

Note: Excerpted from the full-length audio course Humor and Healing.

Product details

Contents 1 CD (1 hour, 15 minutes)
Date Published December 01, 2002
ISBN-10 1-59179-021-2
ISBN-13 978-1-59179-021-1
Dimensions 6 x 7 3/4 inches
Product Codes 0657d, w657d, aw00657d
Audio Download:
Download File Types
Contents 1 Audio download (1 hour, 15 minutes)
Date Published July 23, 2007
ISBN-10 1-60407-006-4
ISBN-13 978-1-60407-006-4
Product Codes 0657w, w0657w, aw00657w
CE Credits:
Contents 1 CE credit
Date Published July 14, 2010
Product Codes 1988, e1988, ce01988

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Customer Reviews

By Arianna Ely
Date Added: Thursday 4 August 2011
Not much substance or information on how humor heals. Wouldn't recommend this.

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