KORSAKOFF

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., Pam M.S., "KORSAKOFF," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/korsakoffs-syndrome/ (accessed November 2, 2019).
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