In medical jurispru-dence, this term is applied to actions or conduct of an individual apparently occur-ring without will, purpose, or reasoned intention on hls part; a condition sometimes observed in persons who, without being actually insane, suffer from an obscuration of the mental faculties, loss of volition or of memory, or kindred affections. ÔÇťAmbulatory automatism" describes the pathological im-pulse to purposeless aud irresponsible wanderings from place to place often chnracter-istic of patients suffering from loss of memory with dissociation of personality