Definition of bibliotherapy
: the use of reading materials for help in solving personal problems or for psychiatric therapy; also : the reading materials so used
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Or that can be sought through bibliotherapy: book prescriptions custom-designed with your reading history, dilemmas, and desires in mind.
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Medical Definition of bibliotherapy
: 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
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