Wernicke-Korsakoff Syndrome: Symptoms, Causes, Treatment

The syndrome Wernicke-Korsakoff (SWK) is a neurological disease. In particular, it is divided into two clinical entities: Bernice’s encephalopathy and Korsakoff’s syndrome, considered as the acute and chronic phase respectively of the same disease (Family Caregiver Alliance, 2015). Korsakoff syndrome or Korsakoff’s amnesic syndrome is a memory disorder that occurs as a result of a …

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