Bibliotherapy with preadolescents experiencing divorce

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Preadolescence is a challenging developmental stage, but when complicated or threatened by the effects of family dissolution or divorce, the challenges can be overwhelming. Such youngsters often need and can benefit from counseling intervention. One particularly appropriate intervention is bibliotherapy. Reasons for using bibliotherapy for such youngsters are provided, and specific methods and materials are suggested.


Library and Information Science | Marriage and Family Therapy and Counseling


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Pehrsson, D.-E., Allen, V. B., Folger, W. A., McMillen, P. S., & Lowe, I. (2007). Bibliotherapy with preadolescents experiencing divorce. The Family Journal, 15, 409-414. doi:10.1177/1066480707305352

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