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 ...
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 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 ...
A Dictionary of Psychology (2015)
by Andrew M. Colman
alcohol amnestic disorder n. Another name for * Korsakoff's ...
by Bruce C. Carlstedt, Mary J. Stanaszek, Walter F. Stanaszek
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