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Bibliotherapy

Author: Sarah McNicol; Liz Brewster
Publisher: London : Facet Publishing, 2018. ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The basic premise of bibliotherapy is that information, guidance and solace can be found through reading.
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Genre/Form: Bibliography
Additional Physical Format: ebook version :
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sarah McNicol; Liz Brewster
ISBN: 9781783303427 1783303425 9781783303410 1783303417
OCLC Number: 1020280262
Notes: "The basic premise of bibliotherapy is that information, guidance and solace can be found through reading." - Introduction, page xiii.
Description: xvii, 186 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Part 1: History and theory of bibliotherapy. Bibliotherapy: a critical history / Liz Brewster --
Theories of bibliotherapy / Sarah McNicol --
Bibliotherapy, illness narratives and narrative medicine / Liz Brewster --
Bibliotherapy and graphic medicine / Sarah McNicol --
Part 2: Bibliotherapy case studies --
Read to connect: reading to combat loneliness and promote resilience / Natalia Tukhareli --
Long-term impacts of bibliotherapy groups: reading and writing together / Fiona Bailey --
The benefits of shared reading groups for those at risk of homelessness / Susan McLaine and Elizabeth Mackenzie --
Developing a reading group service for an older adult functional psychiatric in-patient ward / David Chamberlain --
Bibliotherapy in Uruguay: a case study of the Mario Benedetti Library for patients dealing with substance abuse / Cristina Deberti Martins --
Adapting the Books on Prescription model for people living with dementia and their carers / Rosie May Walworth --
Engaging young people in bibliotherapy and reading for wellbeing / Rosie May Walworth --
Bibliotherapy read aloud groups with native and non-native speakers / Kate Gielgud --
Promoting student wellbeing through a student success collection / Elena Azadbakht and Tracy Englert.
Responsibility: edited by Sarah McNicol and Liz Brewster.

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This book draws on the latest international practical and theoretical developments in bibliotherapy to explore how libraries can best support the health and wellbeing of their communities.  Read more...

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