Definition of Polyneuritic psychosis

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




Medical Definition of Polyneuritic psychosis

1. May occur as a sequel to chronic alcohol abuse. Features include personality changes, confabulation, psychosis, disorientation, polyneuritis, insomnia and hallucinations. (27 Sep 1997)

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Literary usage of Polyneuritic psychosis

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1. Manual of Psychiatry by Joseph Rogues de Fursac, Aaron Joshua Rosanoff (1916)
"The episodic accidents of chronic alcoholism are of four kinds: delirium tremens, acute hallucinosis, delusional states, and the polyneuritic psychosis. ..."

2. The Unsound Mind and the Law: A Presentation of Forensic Psychiatry by George W. Jacoby (1918)
"... The chronic alcoholic delirium first described by Korsakoff is known also as polyneuritic psychosis. It develops most frequently in chronic alcoholics ..."

3. Proceedings of the American Medico-Psychological Association Annual Meeting by American Medico-Psychological Association (1907)
"TWO CASES OF THE polyneuritic psychosis WITH NECROPSIES AND MICROSCOPICAL FINDINGS. BY CHAS. K. MILLS, MD, Professor of Neurology in the University of ..."

4. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by Philadelphia Neurological Society, American Neurological Association, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association (1903)
"I. polyneuritic psychosis.—It was Korsakoff of Moscow who first called attention ... The condition of polyneuritic psychosis is characterized by symptoms of ..."

5. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by American Neurological Association, Philadelphia Neurological Society, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association, Boston Society of Psychiatry and Neurology (1903)
"I. polyneuritic psychosis.—It was Korsakoff of Moscow who first called attention ... The condition of polyneuritic psychosis is characterized by symptoms of ..."

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