ESCAPISM

The tendency a person has to escape from the real world to one of delight or security.

ESCAPISM: "Joe used escapism that was a part of his mental pathology."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "ESCAPISM," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/escapism/ (accessed December 10, 2018).
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