Definitions for bibliotherapyˌbɪb li oʊˈθɛr ə pi

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

bib•li•o•ther•a•pyˌbɪb li oʊˈθɛr ə pi(n.)

  1. the use of books and other reading materials as an enhancing adjunct to therapy.

    Category: Psychotherapy

Origin of bibliotherapy:

1915–20

bib`li•o•ther′a•pist(n.)

Wiktionary

  1. bibliotherapy(Noun)

    An expressive therapy based on an individual's relationship to the content of books, poetry, etc.

Freebase

  1. Bibliotherapy

    Bibliotherapy is an expressive therapy that uses an individual's relationship to the content of books and poetry and other written words as therapy. Bibliotherapy is often combined with writing therapy. It has been shown to be effective in the treatment of depression. These results have been shown to be long-lasting.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Bibliotherapy

    A form of supportive psychotherapy in which the patient is given carefully selected material to read.

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