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bibliotherapy Line breaks: bib¦lio|ther¦apy
Pronunciation: /ˈbɪblɪə(ʊ)ˌθɛrəpi/

Definition of bibliotherapy in English:


[mass noun]
The use of books as therapy in the treatment of mental or psychological disorders.
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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