Cerebral Atrophy in Chronic Alcoholic Patients

  • Meir Teichman
  • Steve Richman
  • Eric W. Fine


The purpose of the study was to assess the occurrence of gross cerebral atrophy in alcoholic patients and to investigate the relationships between cerebral atrophy and two variable which are considered to be major determinants in the production of brain damage. The variables are (1) the quantity-frequency of alcohol intake; and (2) the duration of abuse.


Alcohol Consumption Alcohol Dependency Brain Damage Cerebral Atrophy Retrograde Amnesia 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • Meir Teichman
    • 1
  • Steve Richman
    • 2
  • Eric W. Fine
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute of CriminologyTel-Aviv UniversityTel-AvivIsrael
  2. 2.Department of PsychiatryAlbert Einstein Medical Center, Daroff DivisionPhiladelphiaUSA

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