Missing Time
In ufology, missing time is a phenomenon associated with alien abduction, characterized by a period of time for which the abductee is unable to account for, and is often preceded by a UFO sighting. Those who experience missing time sometimes possess a conscious but fragmented memory of interacting with alien entities inside a UFO. Proponents of alien abduction believe that these memories reflect real experiences that have been repressed and seek to assist the abductee in recalling their experience in more detail through the use of support groups and hypnotherapy.