Ethanol and Cognition: Indirect Effects, Neurotoxicity and Neuroprotection: A Review

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John C.M. Brust;
  • Publisher: MDPI AG
  • Journal: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health,volume 7,issue 4,pages1,540-1,557 (issn: 1660-4601, eissn: 1660-4601)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC2872345, doi: 10.3390/ijerph7041540
  • Subject: Wernicke-Korsakoff | R | Review | alcoholic dementia | Medicine | glutamate

Ethanol affects cognition in a number of ways. Indirect effects include intoxication, withdrawal, brain trauma, central nervous system infection, hypoglycemia, hepatic failure, and Marchiafava-Bignami disease. Nutritional deficiency can cause pellagra and Wernicke-Korsa... View more
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