WANDERING BEHAVIOR By N., Pam M.S. - April 29, 2013 a disruption of motor activity which consists of directionless, disoriented motion. These actions commonly take place in people with dementia, extreme distress, neurological disability, or alcohol dependence. WANDERING BEHAVIOR: "Individuals suffering from dementia may exhibit wandering behavior. " Related Psychology Terms ALCOHOLIC BRAIN SYNDROME ALCOHOL ABUSE ALCOHOL DEPENDENCE ALCOHOL-INDUCED PERSISTING DEMENTIA ALPHA MOTOR NEURON THOUGHT DISORDER POPULATION VECTOR TRANSIENT GLOBAL AMNESIA (TGA) ADDICTION VOLUNTARY Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "WANDERING BEHAVIOR," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 29, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/wandering-behavior/ (accessed December 6, 2019).