WANDERING BEHAVIOR By N., Sam M.S. - 136 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 ADDICTION OBSESSRVE-COMPULSIVE REACTION SEXUAL DEVIATIONS (GENERAL) ANTISOCIAL REACTION READING DISABILITY (Paralexia, Dyslexia) Dissociative Identity Disorder CHILD PSYCHIATRY ADOLESCENCE (Theories) Piaget’s Theory of Cognitive Development HABIT Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "WANDERING BEHAVIOR," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 29, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/wandering-behavior/ (accessed June 26, 2022).