PEREGRINATION

broad or excessive traveling from one place to another. Peregrination is one of the vital aspects of Munchautilizen syndrome: The client feels compelled to travel from city to city or from medical facility to medical facility in effort to discover a new audience each time the untrue nature of the disease is found. Commonly referred to as itinerancy.

PEREGRINATION: "Peregrination is sometimes present in cases of drug abuse where the abuser will doctor shop, but only in those cases where the patient is actually convinced that they do have a physical ailment or illness."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "PEREGRINATION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/peregrination/ (accessed October 17, 2021).
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