FLIGHT INTO REALITY

The defensive reaction where a person becomes over-involved in activity and work as an unconscious means of avoiding threatening situations or painful thoughts and feelings. Compare flight from reality; flight into fantasy.

FLIGHT INTO REALITY: "Flight into reality is another defensive reaction."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "FLIGHT INTO REALITY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/flight-into-reality/ (accessed February 27, 2020).
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