Once someone has started down the path of eating disorders it is almost impossible to get away from them. It could be a need to be just as skinny as someone else, or it could be a desire to actually gain weight by eating anything and everything in site. Sometimes it could be someone who is just trying to survive another day not looking at food at all. There are even those out there who believe that eating is pure evil and that they will be punished for eating one single drop of food. These are people that literally try to make themselves starve off of water. Sometimes it could last up to a year at extreme times. The lengths that people go to, to get the perfect body. No matter what the extremes are, these are all very serious conditions and should be taken very seriously. Because of some “mental” issues that may be present, you may want to promote caution to the situation.