Mental Health Terms
There are 2 names in this directory beginning with the letter K.
A strong impulse to steal items, even though the items are not needed for personal use or for their monetary value.
Korsakoff’s Syndrome (Korsakoff’s Psychosis)
An organic disorder affecting the brain that results in a memory defect in which new information fails to be learnt although events from the past are still recalled. The most common cause is alcoholism, especially when this has led to a deficiency of vitamin B1.