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Definition of the noun alcoholic dementia
What does alcoholic dementia 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 alcoholic dementia: alcohol amnestic disorder / 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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by Thomas Nordegren
Alcoholic dementia Diagnose F10 7 in ICD 10. A term of variable usage, most commonly implying a chronic or progressive disorder occurring as a result of harmful drinking, characterised by impairment of multiple higher cortical functions , ...
by David W. Loring, Kimford J. Meador
Alcoholic dementia. A condition of cognitive decline associated with chronic ethanol abuse of approximately 15-20 years duration. Patients tend to display neuropsychological deficits associated with frontal lobe impairment, including ...
by Jan Dirk Blom
Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease, alcoholism (leading to alcoholic dementia), and substance abuse. Among the hallucinations occurring in the context of dementia, the ∗visual and ∗auditory ones are ...
by Neil J. Salkind
Toxic-metabolic dementias are seen in cases of prolonged exposure to neurotoxins (alcoholic dementia, Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome) or lengthened metabolic disruptions (hepatic encephalopathy, dialysis dementia, chronic hypoxia).
by D. Leigh, C.M. Pare, J. Marks
Alcoholic dementia is an alcoholic specific dementia and like all dementias is characterized by progressive ...
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Mosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions - Australian & New Zealand Edition (2014)
by Peter Harris, Sue Nagy, Nicholas Vardaxis
alcoholic dementia [Ar, alkohl + L, de, away, ...
How They Are Best Used to Promote Health and Well Being by Nicola Reavley
Alcoholic dementia may be at least partially reversible with abstinence and good nutrition. Other causes are vitamin B12 and folic acid deficiencies; these are reversible dementias. In all types of dementia, adequate nutrition may improve ...
Certainly, however, the nervous system damage in both Wernicke encephalopathy and Korsakoff's syndrome differs clearly from that of the other two main alcohol-related disease conditions, affecting the nervous system: alcoholic dementia ...
by Dawn Freshwater, Sian Masiln-Prothero
Also called alcoholic dementia, cerebropathica psychica toxaemia, chronic alcoholic delirium, polyneuritic psychosis. [Sergei S. Korsakoff, Russian neurologist, 18531900] kosher (ko' -sher): Clean or fit to eat according to Judaic dietary laws.
by Sir James Kingston Fowler
Alcoholic Dementia.—This form presents no special features distinguish; ing it from other forms of dementia, and is treated under the head of INSANITY, ALCOHOLIC. Pathology.—The morbid anatomy of dementia cannot be separated from ...
Giving the Definition, Etymology and Synonyms of the Terms Used in Medical Psychology with the Symptoms, Treatment, and Pathology of Insanity and the Law of Lunacy in Great Britain and Ireland by Daniel Hack Tuke
Alcoholic dementia develops as every other organic dementia. We have mentioned above the complications which may occur in the sphere of the motor functions. We might attribute to this dementia two special characters : its precocity and its ...
A Compilation of Jewish Medical Law on All Topics of Medical Interest ... by Avraham Steinberg, Fred Rosner
Korsakoff psychosis, alcoholic dementia, and alcoholic hallucinations. • Stomach and duodenal pain • Cirrhosis of the liver • Hardening of the arteries ( arteriosclerosis) • Abnormalities in heart musculature (car- diomyopathy) • Peripheral nerve ...
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