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- the scientific study of the organisation of social space and social distances, (Edward Hall, 1966). Finding the 'right distance' in relationship is an ongoing theme in Gestalt.

Definition excerpted with permission from Ginger, Serge International Glossary of Gestalt Psychotherapy (Seven languages including English. Order from FORGE at 183 rue Lecourbe; 75015 Paris, France) Paperback 1995.