Experiential Aspects of Alcohol‐Induced Blackouts Among College Students

@article{White2004ExperientialAO,
  title={Experiential Aspects of Alcohol‐Induced Blackouts Among College Students},
  author={Aaron M White and Matthew L Signer and Courtney L Kraus and H. Scott Swartzwelder},
  journal={The American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse},
  year={2004},
  volume={30},
  pages={205 - 224}
}
Our current understanding of alcohol‐induced memory blackouts is derived largely from research with middle‐aged, hospitalized, male alcoholics. In the present study, 50 undergraduate students (34 female and 16 male) with a history of at least one blackout were interviewed to gain insight into their experiences. Fragmentary blackouts, in which memory for events is fragmented, were far more common than blackouts of the en bloc type, in which a period of time is simply missing from memory. Most… 
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