Korsakoff's psychosis


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Korsakoff's psychosis

[′kȯr·sə‚kȯfs sī‚kō·səs]
(psychology)
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The most common effect is Korsakoff's psychosis, a form of pre-senile dementia manifested by amnesia and cognitive impairment.
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The boxer, who has dementia and Korsakoff's psychosis, caused by drinking, could not attend court over several hearings.