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2011-05-19 11:20:00

CHICAGO, May 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- For the second year in a row, Timberline Knolls Residential Treatment Center, a leading private residential treatment center for eating disorders and substance abuse, with or without trauma, a dual diagnosis or co-occurring disorder, has been honored with the National Association of Special Education Teachers (NASET) School of Excellence award for its on campus school, TK Academy.

2011-05-12 13:43:00

CHICAGO, May 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Bipolar disorder, also known as manic depressive disorder or manic depression, is a psychiatric disorder that causes extreme shifts in mood, energy, activity levels, and the ability to carry out everyday tasks.

2011-04-28 16:34:00

CHICAGO, April 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the Cornell Research Program on self injury, 12 to 24 percent of young people have self-injured. Self injury, such as cutting, scratching or burning, can be a way to release or relieve unmanageable feelings and express intense inner pain.

2011-04-07 15:35:00

CHICAGO, April 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A new report issued by The Partnership at Drugfree.org says teens today don't see a big problem with downing five or more alcoholic drinks nearly every day and that there is an upward trend in marijuana and Ecstasy use among high school teens.

2011-03-16 12:18:00

CHICAGO, March 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A dad in New York, a mom in Los Angeles, and their daughter receiving life saving treatment in Chicago - while a scattered scenario, this is not an uncommon one for Timberline Knolls Residential Treatment Center, which treats women and young girls from all over the country who suffer from eating disorders, substance and drug abuse issues, co-occurring disorders, trauma and other mental illnesses.

2011-03-10 11:33:00

CHICAGO, March 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A government study has found that more than half a million teens have had an eating disorder, most commonly in the form of binge eating disorder and bulimia, and that most of the time these go untreated.

2011-02-22 16:00:00

CHICAGO, Feb. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The road to lifelong recovery is a challenge for those with eating disorders, which makes getting started on the healing path even more of a necessity.

2011-02-21 16:02:00

BOSTON, Feb. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Boston University's Wellness Program will host a panel of leading eating disorder experts who will address its college students about body image.

2011-01-31 14:00:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A recent Washington Post column introduces readers to 53-year-old Michael Prager, a 5'10" man weighing 210 lbs, and discusses the disease that took over his life: an addiction to food.


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pudic
  • Easily ashamed, having a strong sense of shame; modest; chaste.
  • Of or pertaining to the external organs of generation.
The word 'pudic' comes from French pudique, from Latin pudīcus, from pudet ("it shames"). (Wiktionary)
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