Alcohol Amnestic Disorder
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Definition of the noun alcohol amnestic disorder
What does alcohol amnestic disorder mean as a name of something?
- dementia observed during the last stages of severe chronic alcoholism; involves loss of memory for recent events although long term memory is intact
- lexical domain: States - nouns denoting stable states of affairs
- synonyms of alcohol amnestic disorder: alcoholic dementia / Korsakoff's psychosis / Korsakoff's syndrome / Korsakov's psychosis / Korsakov's syndrome / polyneuritic psychosis
- more generic words: dementedness / dementia = mental deterioration of organic or functional origin
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Christian Crooks (2007)
by Francene Perry-Brown
Alcohol amnestic disorder is a syndrome sometimes found in chronic alcoholics in which the individual displays a loss of memory of recent events and fills in memory gaps with false or fanciful accounts. Paraphrasing Sue, at el, a pathological ...
Alcohol Disabilities Primer (1993)
A Guide to Physical and Psychosocial Disabilities Caused by Alcohol Use by Bozena-Eva Robertson
Alcohol Amnestic Disorder is a vitamin deficiency associated with prolonged and heavy ingestion of alcohol. This disorder is also known as Korsakoff's Syndrome or Korsakoff's Psychosis. Korsakoff's Psychosis is characterized by profound ...
A Lexicon of Lunacy (1993)
by Thomas Szasz
NOS Psychoactive substance-induced organic mental disorders Alcohol intoxication Alcohol idiosyncratic intoxication Uncomplicated alcohol withdrawal Alcohol withdrawal delirium Alcohol hallucinosis Alcohol amnestic disorder Dementia ...
by Robert Jean Campbell
withdrawal delirium, alcohol hallucinosis, alcohol amnestic disorder, and dementia associated with alcoholism. For many, the term implies a persisting disturbance such as Karsakoff disorder. Some writers use the term for miscellaneous ...
A Dictionary of Psychology (2015)
by Andrew M. Colman
alcohol amnestic disorder n. Another name for * Korsakoff's ...
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