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Carlos Morra and Ernst Franzek: Psychopathological Symptoms
Wandering

 

Definition: Continuous senseless and  purposeless pacing  (Heard and Watson, 1999).

 

Exploration: The presence of wandering can be established by observing the patient without interacting with him/her.

 

Reference:

 

Heard K, Watson TS. Reducing wandering by persons with dementia using differential reinforcement. J Appl Behav Anal 1999; 32(3): 381-384.

 

Carlos Morra and Ernst Franzek

March 23, 2017