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[Alcohol Action Ireland] Ireland’s first ever seminar on Korsakoff’s Syndrome. (08 Dec 2020)

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Organised by Neurological Alliance of Ireland, Bloomfield Mental Health Services and Alcohol Action Ireland, this event took place, virtually, on Friday, 6 Nov 2020, and aimed to highlight the unique needs of those living with Korsakoff‘s Syndrome, including the lack of specific services in Ireland and the current policy context.

Korsakoff‘s Syndrome is a particularly significant outcome of alcohol abuse. This condition occurs due to low levels of thiamine, which is itself often a direct consequence of alcohol abuse. Approximately 90% of cases of Korsakoff‘s Syndrome (KS) are as a result of alcohol abuse.....

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