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  1. alcoholic dementia, alcohol amnestic disorder, Korsakoff's psychosis, Korsakoff's syndrome, Korsakov's psychosis, Korsakov's syndrome, polyneuritic psychosisnoun

    dementia observed during the last stages of severe chronic alcoholism; involves loss of memory for recent events although long term memory is intact


  1. korsakov's psychosis

    Korsakov's Psychosis, also known as Korsakoff's Syndrome, is a chronic memory disorder primarily caused by severe deficiency of thiamine (vitamin B-1) often seen in people who excessively consume alcohol, but can also stem from malnutrition, anorexia, or other conditions that affect nutrient absorption. The main characteristic of this disorder is pronounced amnesia – both anterograde (inability to form new memories) and retrograde (loss of previously formed memories). Patients often fabricate stories or information to fill memory gaps, a symptom known as confabulations. Cognitive and social abilities however, often remain relatively intact.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of korsakov's psychosis in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of korsakov's psychosis in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3


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