ESCAPE FROM REALITY By N., Pam M.S. - April 7, 2013 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 FLIGHT FROM REALITY FLIGHT INTO REALITY PSYCHIC REALITY ANTIPREDATOR BEHAVIOR REALITY TESTING PERCEIVED REALITY PSYCHOANALYSIS SOPITE SYNDROME FLIGHT INTO FANTASY REPRESSION-SENSITIZATION Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "ESCAPE FROM REALITY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/escape-from-reality/ (accessed April 3, 2020).