A Comparison of Alcohol Abusers Who Have and Have Not Experienced Blackouts

  title={A Comparison of Alcohol Abusers Who Have and Have Not Experienced Blackouts},
  author={John F. O'mahony},
  journal={European Addiction Research},
  pages={95 - 98}
  • J. O'mahony
  • Published 1 June 2004
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • European Addiction Research
This study examined the proposition that the experience of alcoholic blackouts is related to other indices of cerebral involvement in the alcoholic process. In particular it was suggested that those who experience alcoholic blackouts would also show signs of the effects of alcoholic damage in the form of lower scores on cognitive functions vulnerable to the effects of long-term alcohol abuse. While some evidence was found linking the experience of blackout to the severity of the alcohol problem… 

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