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Waismann Method Survey Reveals 65 Percent of Women Seeking Opiate,Dependency Treatment Are Mothers

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 10, 2007 - According to The Waismann Method 2006 Opiate Dependency Survey 65 percent of female respondents seeking treatment for opiate dependency have one or more children. Painkillers such as Vicodin, OxyContin, Percocet and Fentanyl were among the drugs cited. In addition, 35 percent of the mothers who reported a dependency said they suffered from depression, according to Clare Waismann, registered addiction specialist for the Waismann Method.

"The responsibility associated with motherhood is significant, and women often feel the need to be the perfect wife and super mom without taking a step back and admitting they need help," said Waismann. "Often these women start with prescribed pills and find that the medication can help them deal with both the physical and emotional stress. Before they know it, they have become physically dependent on the drugs. The stigma associated with drug addiction can deter these women from speaking up and admitting they need help, which makes it incredibly dangerous."

Additional survey results include:

-- Of mothers who reported suffering a dependency to opiates, more than 76 percent were currently married

-- More than 82 percent reported that their dependencies began with medication prescribed by a doctor

-- Ninety-four percent said the directions for taking the medication were clear and easy to understand

-- More than 35 percent went to multiple doctors for prescriptions, and approximately 18 percent ordered medication over the Internet

-- Most of the respondents, approximately 35 percent, said they had been dependent for three or more years at the time of treatment

"Women should be particularly cautious about the dangers of becoming dependent on prescription painkillers because these drugs are often prescribed for common and chronic ailments such as back pain, menstrual cramps and mig raine headaches," said Waismann. "In addition, if a physical dependency does result, women should know that help is available. As a society, it is our responsibility to support individuals suffering from dependency, not judge or persecute them; therefore, these people should not be afraid to seek treatment."

For more information about the Waismann Method, visit www.opiates.com. To schedule an interview please contact Katie Williams at 619-234-0345 or Williams@formulapr.com.

About the Waismann Method

Drs. Clifford A. Bernstein is the medical director of Anesthesia Assisted Medical Opiate Detoxification Inc. (A.A.M.O.D.). A.A.M.O.D. uses the exclusive Waismann Method of Neuro-Regulation to treat opiate dependency. Performed in a hospital intensive care unit, the Waismann Method involves cleansing the opiate receptors in the patient's brain of the narcotics while the patient is under anesthesia, reversing the chemical imbalance. During the procedure, the patient will experience minimal conscious withdrawal, and will be able to return home within days. Over 65 percent of the patients who are treated with the Waismann Method remain drug free after one year. The Waismann Foundation, founded by Clare Waismann, is headquartered in Beverly Hills, Calif.

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