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Wandering Behavior MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Wandering Behavior
Tree Number(s)
F01.145.126.995
Unique ID
D055816
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D055816
Scope Note
Moving oneself through space while confused or otherwise cognitively impaired. Patterns include akathisia, exhibiting neuroleptic-induced pacing and restlessness; exit seekers who are often newly admitted institution residents who try to open locked exit doors; self-stimulators who perform other activities such as turning doorknobs, in addition to continuous pacing; and modelers who shadow other pacers.
Public MeSH Note
2009
History Note
2009
Date Established
2009/01/01
Date of Entry
2008/07/08
Wandering Behavior Preferred
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