Hythiam, Inc. Announces First Peer-Reviewed Publication of Statistically Significant Results from Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Study  
9/28/2009 10:09:10 AM

LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Hythiam, Inc. (NASDAQ:HYTM) announced today that the results of a double-blind, placebo-controlled study on the impact of the medical component of the PROMETA® Treatment Program on alcohol dependent subjects was accepted and published in the Journal of Clinical Psychopharmacology, a leading scholarly publication in psychopharmacology that features articles reporting on clinical trials and studies. The article is titled, “Efficacy of a Combination of Flumazenil and Gabapentin in the Treatment of Alcohol Dependence”, Anton RF, Myrick H., et al., Journal of Clinical Psychopharmacology, Volume 29, Number 4, August 2009, pp. 334-342. The study was conducted at the Medical University of South Carolina, and among the researchers’ findings were that key results demonstrated a statistically significant difference in use for subjects who exhibited pre-treatment withdrawal symptoms. The results are the first to be published in a peer-reviewed scientific journal from a double-blind, placebo-controlled study conducted to assess the impact of the PROMETA Treatment Program on alcohol dependence.