People with Korsakoff's syndrome demonstrate dense anterograde amnesia and the retrograde amnesia that are thought to be due to lesions in the anterior or dorsomedial nuclei of the thalamus

KORSAKOFF: "Korsakoff's Syndrome occurs primarily in cases of severe chronic alcoholism."
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