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- a word coined by Perls, (from the English 'should', as in 'it should be so') to describe the attitude of those who escape from reality into fantasy world.

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.