Definition of bibliotherapy in English:


Line breaks: bib¦lio|ther¦apy


[mass noun]
  • The use of books as therapy in the treatment of mental or psychological disorders.
    More example sentences
    • In bibliotherapy, therapists prescribe books for modelling purposes.
    • Participants were randomly assigned to 10 weeks of treatment with cognitive behavioral bibliotherapy and minimal therapist support by telephone followed by a 10-week follow-up period, or to a waiting-list control group.
    • These include physical exercise, bibliotherapy and psychotherapy.

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