Automatic behavior is the spontaneous production of purposeless verbal or motor behavior without conscious self-control or self-censorship.
Automatic behavior can also be exhibited in REM sleep, during which a higher amount of brain stimulus increases dreaming patterns. In such circumstances, subjects can hold conversations, sit up, and even open their eyes. These acts are considered subconscious as most of the time the events cannot be recalled by the subject.
Automatic behavior may also manifest while performing well-learned actions. In this case, the behavior becomes automatic in the sense that it does not require conscious monitoring. The seemingly purposeful task is performed with no clear memory of it happening.
AUTOMATIC BEHAVIOR IS A CHARACTERISTIC FEATURES OF FEW PSYCHOLOGICAL DISEASE.
- Psychogenic fugue,
- in complex partial seizures and
- Jacksonian seizures,
- Narcolepsy, or
- In response to a traumatic event.
Few homoeopathic medicine can be thought of in the treatment of automatic behaviour are:
TARENTULA, ARTEMISIA VUL., CROCUS SATIVUS, HYOSCYAMUS, ETC.