Definition of Korsakov's 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.
Generic synonyms: Dementedness, Dementia
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Literary usage of Korsakov's psychosis
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1. 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 (1905)
"The author perhaps means to exclude from his consideration this class of cases; but if so, he does not make the fact very clear. 6. Korsakov/s Psychosis. ..."