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  • noun An irrational impulse to wander or travel without purpose.


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  • Greek names (as bulimia, dromomania, etc.) and been scientifically disposed of as "episodic syndromata of hereditary degeneration."

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  • For a time at the end of the 19th century, some European men succumbed to a newly identified psychological syndrome, dromomania.

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  • The urge to travel to Veley's extent, a kind of attention deficit on a global scale, has a medical diagnosis: dromomania, the addiction to new experiences, the vagabond neurosis.

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