ESCAPE FROM REALITY By N., Sam M.S. - 96 Defense action by using fantasy to avoid conflicts and problems. See flight from reality. ESCAPE FROM REALITY: "In escape from reality a person uses fantasy to escape from problems." Related Psychology Terms DEFENSE MECHANISM (Ego Defense Mechanism) ADOLESCENCE (Theories) DAYDREAMING (Fantasy) PSYCHONEUROSIS HORNEY, KAREN (1885-1952) WITHDRAWAL FLIGHT FROM REALITY SCHIZOPHRENIC REACTIONS (THERAPY) EGO PSYCHOTHERAPY INHIBITION Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "ESCAPE FROM REALITY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/escape-from-reality/ (accessed January 22, 2022).