alcoholic dementia meaning

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Noun: alcoholic dementia
  1. Dementia observed during the last stages of severe chronic alcoholism; involves loss of memory for recent events although long term memory is intact
    - alcohol amnestic disorder, Korsakoff's psychosis, Korsakoff's syndrome, Korsakov's psychosis, Korsakov's syndrome, polyneuritic psychosis

Type of: dementedness, dementia


  1. describe the neurochemical and behavioral processes that are thought to underlie the development of alcoholic dementia
  2. One patient with alcoholic dementia tested negative; another tested positive.
  3. There is even a medical condition called alcoholic dementia.
  4. I thought it was alcoholism alcoholic dementia.
  5. Patients with alcoholic dementia often develop apathy, related to frontal lobe damage, that may mimic depression . and it may be difficult to differentiate between depression and alcohol dementia.

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