Alcoholism pp 111-118 | Cite as

The Nervous System

  • JudyAnn Bigby
Part of the Frontiers of Primary Care book series (PRIMARY)


Chronic alcohol use, whether excessive or moderate, can have major effects on both the central and peripheral nervous systems. Some of the complications are dependent on concurrent nutritional deficiencies, but in some cases, the role of nutritional deficiency is speculative or unclear.


Hepatic Encephalopathy Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy Thiamine Deficiency Retrograde Amnesia Alcoholic Dementia 
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