ERIC Number: EJ483160
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: 0
The Therapeutic Use of Reading: A Qualitative Study.
Cohen, Laura J.
Journal of Poetry Therapy, v7 n2 p73-83 Win 1993
Presents a qualitative study of adults who found reading to be helpful in dealing with difficulties in life. Finds that recognition of self in the literature was directly related to the therapeutic experience, and evolved into ways of feeling and ways of knowing. Finds that therapeutic reading is intentional, relational, and transporting. (SR)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A