Social, neurological and cognitive disorders in alcoholics.

  title={Social, neurological and cognitive disorders in alcoholics.},
  author={R. R. Tuck and Margaret Jackson},
  journal={The Medical journal of Australia},
  volume={155 4},
OBJECTIVES To construct the social, neurological and neuropsychological profiles of patients with suspected alcohol related brain damage, and to test the hypothesis that cognitive dysfunction develops in alcoholics before signs of alcohol related neurological disease. DESIGN The study design comprised: a retrospective analysis of patients' records; a comparison of patients' demographic and social variables with age-matched population data from the 1986 Census; and a comparison of… CONTINUE READING


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