Questionnaire about Humour

1. As a nurse it is unprofessional to laugh during my work about my work
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2. What is your definition of humour?

3. Has, according to you, the implementation of humour an effect on the therapeutic environment?
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4. I can laugh about myself and about some of the mistakes I made during my work.
    Yes      No      Don't know 

5. Do you think it is possible to implement humour as a nursing intervention with a whole team on a ward?
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6. Humour and laughter are important and should therefore be admitted to the nursing plan.
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7. I worry that patients and family of the patients don’t take my professional behaviour seriously if I act foolish and / or funny at my job.

8. What is, according to you, humour as a nursing intervention?

9. If I can laugh about my own problems this helps me to put this problem in the correct perspective and cope better with the stress of my job.
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10. I share jokes and funny stories with my patients and their families.
    Yes      No      Don't know 

11. Do you think that humour has an effect on the relationship between patient and nurse?
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12. When I’m stressed my sense of humour makes it possible to cope.
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13. My executive manager encourages me to use humour at work.
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14. Together with my patients I try to laugh about their experiences.
     Yes      No      Don't know 

15. What kind of job do you do?

16. In which country do you live??