Why ๐Ÿค” Reading ๐Ÿ“– the Harry Potter โšก๏ธ Books ๐Ÿ“š is like Therapy ๐Ÿ‘ in Itself ๐Ÿค— ...

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Ever wondered why reading the Harry Potter books is like therapy? We all know that the Harry Potter phenomenon is huge. Loved by young and old, men and women, it touches so many people. There is something about a young orphan who didn't know he was a wizard that glues readers all over the world to the pages written by the talented JK Rowling. Here's why reading the Harry Potter books is like therapy.

1. Psychological Elements

There are many psychological elements to the books that can act as mental health therapy. The spell to turn what frightens you into something ridiculous is one. The importance of friendship is a strong theme throughout the books. The terror of the dementors, which can easily be seen as mental health problems of depression and anxiety that sweep over people and having a Patronus, or something an individual can hold onto to ward off these creatures. Realising that bad times will pass and that positive can overcome the negative is apparent also. These positive affirmations are to be found within the story.

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