Alcoholic dementia

Other Names:
Dementia associated with alcoholism
Wernicke-Korsakoff Syndrome

A minimum of 50 grams a day of alcohol appears to be needed before structural damage in the brain can be observed, but other effects such as mental impairment can be observed at much lower intakes.

Related Problems:
Alcoholic psychosis
Problem Type:
E: Emanations of other problems
Date of last update
24.04.2019 – 10:54 CEST