alcoholic dementia

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Related to alcoholic dementia: Korsakoff's psychosis, Alcoholic Delirium
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Noun1.alcoholic dementia - dementia observed during the last stages of severe chronic alcoholism; involves loss of memory for recent events although long term memory is intact
dementedness, dementia - mental deterioration of organic or functional origin
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Mr Laydon, of Walker, suffered from alcoholic dementia which left him confused.
There is even a medical condition called alcoholic dementia.
Patients with alcoholic dementia also reveal evidence of neuronal damage in the basal ganglia and occipital lobe.