poriomania


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Related to poriomania: dromomania

poriomania

an unconscious tendency to walk away from home; ambulatory automatism.
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The drugs, which are often prescribed for Parkinson's disease, restless legs syndrome, and hyperprolactinemia, were implicated in more than 1,000 separate adverse events that included pathological gambling, hypersexuality, compulsive shopping, poriomania (wandering away from home), binge eating, kleptomania, and compulsive sexual behavior.
Key clinical point: FDA adverse-event data link dopamine receptor agonists to pathological gambling, hypersexuality, compulsive shopping, and poriomania.