Korsakoff's psychosis


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Related to Korsakoff's psychosis: delirium tremens, Wernicke's encephalopathy
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Wernicke's Encephalopathy and 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.
The persistent memory deficits of alcohol-treated animals mimic the irreversible memory loss seen in chronic alcoholics who develop Korsakoff's psychosis, says Gray.