Alcoholism And Wernicke Korsakoff Syndrome: Diagnosis & Treatment

Wernicke Korsakoff Syndrome (WKS), also known as Korsakoff’s psychosis, wet brain and alcoholic encephalopathy is a combination of Wernicke’s encephalopathy and Korsakoff’s syndrome. It is a display of an insufficiency of vitamin B1, beriberi, Wernicke’s encephalopathy, and Korsakoff’s psychosis.

These disorders may be noticeable simultaneously or independently. WKS usually develops …