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Alcohol Amnestic Disorder

Definition of the noun alcohol amnestic disorder

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  1. dementia observed during the last stages of severe chronic alcoholism; involves loss of memory for recent events although long term memory is intact

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Google previewChristian 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 ...

Google previewAlcohol 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 ...

Google previewA 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 ...

Google previewCampbell's Psychiatric Dictionary (2009)

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 ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Psychology (2015)

by Andrew M. Colman

alcohol amnestic disorder n. Another name for * Korsakoff's ...

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