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bibliotherapy

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noun bib·lio·ther·a·py \ˌbi-blē-ə-ˈther-ə-pē, -ˈthe-rə-\

Definition of bibliotherapy

  1. :  the use of reading materials for help in solving personal problems or for psychiatric therapy; also :  the reading materials so used



1919

First Known Use of bibliotherapy

1919


Medical Dictionary

bibliotherapy

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noun bib·lio·ther·a·py \-ˈther-ə-pē\

Medical Definition of bibliotherapy

plural bib·lio·ther·a·pies

  1. :  the use of selected reading materials as therapeutic adjuvants in medicine and in psychiatry; also :  guidance in the solution of personal problems through directed reading

  2. bib·lio·ther·a·peu·tic \-ther-ə-ˈpyüt-ik\play adjective




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