Korsakoff's psychosis


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Related to Korsakoff's psychosis: delirium tremens, Wernicke's encephalopathy
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WKS typically consists of two components, a short-lived and severe condition called Wernicke's encephalopathy (WE) and a long-lasting and debilitating condition known as Korsakoff's psychosis.
This is referred to as Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome, or Korsakoff's psychosis, and includes significant anterograde and retrograde memory loss, often with confabulation.
We classified dementia reported on the death certificate as (i) AD, (ii) VaD (iii) Korsakoff's psychosis or (iv) non-specific dementia.
Abnormalities in smell and taste functions frequently accompany and even signal the existence of several diseases or unhealthy conditions, including obesity, diabetes, hypertension, malnutrition, and some degenerative diseases of the nervous system such as Parkinson's disease, Alzheimer's disease, and Korsakoff's psychosis.
This evidence questions whether the brain damage observed in humans with Korsakoff's psychosis is related to their memory problems," notes Gray.