General Mental Health 

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Dowrick, C., Billington, J., Robinson, J., Hamer, A., Williams, C. (2012). Get into Reading as an intervention for common mental health problems: exploring catalysts for change. Medical Humanities, 38(1), 15-20. Retrieved from             

Fanner, D., Urquhart,C. (2008). Bibliotherapy for mental health service users Part 1: a systematic review. Health Information and Libraries Journal, 25(4), 237-252. Retrieved from

Fanner, D., Urquhart,C. (2009). Bibliotherapy for mental health service users Part 2: a survey of psychiatric libraries in the UK. Health Information and Libraries Journal, 25(4), 237-252. Retrieved from

Eum, Y., Yim, J. (2015). Literature and Art Therapy in Post-Stroke Psychological Disorders. Tohoku Journal of Experimental Medicine, 235(1), 17-23. Retrieved from               

Jalongo, M.R. (1983). Bibliotherapy - literature to promote socioemotional growth. Reading Teacher, 36(8),796-803. Retrieved from

Katz, G. and J. A. Watt (1992). Bibliotherapy - the use of books in psychiatric-treatment. Canadian Journal of Psychiatry-Revue Canadienne De Psychiatrie 37(3), 173-178. Retrieved from

Leach, L.S., Christensen, H., Griffiths, K.M., Jorm, A.F., Mackinnon, A.J. (2007). Websites as a mode of delivering mental health information: Perceptions from the Australian public. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, 42(2), 167-172. Retrieved from

McCaffrey, K. (2016). Bibliotherapy: How Public Libraries can Support their Communities' Mental Health. Dalhousie Journal of Interdisciplinary Management, 12, 1-15. Retrieved from               

McLean, S. (2015). With or without a therapist: Self-help reading for mental health. Health Education Journal, 74(4), 442-457. Retrieved from                             

Neville, P. (2013). Prose not Prozac? The role of book prescription schemes and healthy reading schemes in the treatment of mental illness in Ireland. Health Sociology Review, 22(1), 19-36. Retrieved from

Papworth, M. (2006). Issues and outcomes associated with adult mental health self-help materials: A "second order" review or "qualitative meta-review". Journal of Mental Health, 15(4), 387-409.  Retrieved from

Reupert, A.E., Cuff, R., Drost, L., Foster, K., van Doesum, K.T., van Santvoort, F. (2013). Intervention programs for children whose parents have a mental illness: a review. The Medical journal of Australia, 199 (3), S18-22. Retrieved from

Sheih, C.S., Chien, P.C. (2014). A study on emotional healing efficacy of fiction for undergraduate. Journal of Educational Media and Library Science, 51(2), 293-331.

Shipman, J., McGrath, L. (2016). Transportations of space, time and self: the role of reading groups in managing mental distress in the community. Journal of Mental Health, 25(5), 416-421. Retrieved from          

Starker, S. (1988). Psychologists and self-help books: Attitudes and prescriptive practices of clinicians. American Journal of Psychotherapy, 42(3), 448-455. Retrieved from

Warrilow, A.E., Beech, B. (2009). Self-help CBT for depression: opportunities for primary care mental health nurses? Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing, 16(9), 792-803.