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Is it normal for a person to black out and not remember anything when they drink?

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Dr. Jeff Blixt
Addiction Medicine
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In brief: No

Blacking out is a sign of having an alcohol use disorder. It definitly signifies an abnormal relationship with alcohol.
Not so sure other advice is so helpful. Seek help if having trouble stopping drinking. For an alcoholic that kind of advice is like duh but i can't. Addiction is defined by continued behavior despite negative consequences.

In brief: No

Blacking out is a sign of having an alcohol use disorder. It definitly signifies an abnormal relationship with alcohol.
Not so sure other advice is so helpful. Seek help if having trouble stopping drinking. For an alcoholic that kind of advice is like duh but i can't. Addiction is defined by continued behavior despite negative consequences.
Dr. Jeff Blixt
Dr. Jeff Blixt
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In brief: It is...

...Normal for a person who blacks out from drinking to get the message and quit.

In brief: It is...

...Normal for a person who blacks out from drinking to get the message and quit.
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