Bibliotherapy for Individual with Depression


  • วัลลภา ทรงพระคุณ คณะพยาบาลศาสตร์แมคคอร์มิค มหาวิทยาลัยพายัพ
  • เนตรดาว ธงซิว คณะพยาบาลศาสตร์แมคคอร์มิค มหาวิทยาลัยพายัพ


Bibliotherapy, Depression


Bibliotherapy for individual with depression is one of the therapies for cognitive behavioral modification. It focuses on using self-help books in individual to change automatic negative thought to be reasonable cognition. Bibliotherapy assists people to perceive the real situation, encourage individual to do beneficial activities, and support personal record independently to gain self-understanding in cognitive triad, which effect on personal affect and behaviors. Furthermore, bibliotherapy help supporting stress management skills and interpersonal relationship skills. However, using bibliotherapy for individual with depression should be coached and monitored by psychiatrists, psychiatric nurses, counselors, and/or mental health staff throughout the intervention.


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How to Cite

ทรงพระคุณ ว., & ธงซิว เ. (2019). Bibliotherapy for Individual with Depression. Journal of Nurses Association of Thailand Northern Office, 25(1), 63–70. Retrieved from



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