KORSAKOFF

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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."
Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "KORSAKOFF," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/korsakoffs-syndrome/ (accessed May 24, 2022).

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