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bibliotherapy

[ bib-lee-oh-ther-uh-pee ]
/ ˌbɪb li oʊˈθɛr ə pi /
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noun Psychiatry.
the use of reading as an ameliorative adjunct to therapy.
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Origin of bibliotherapy

First recorded in 1915–20; biblio- + therapy

OTHER WORDS FROM bibliotherapy

bib·li·o·ther·a·peu·tic [bib-lee-oh-ther-uh-pyoo-tik], /ˌbɪb li oʊˌθɛr əˈpyu tɪk/, adjectivebib·li·o·ther·a·pist, noun
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