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Eating disorder question?

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princesscookie19

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Just a few questions,

1.If you found out your friend is anorexic what would you do/say to that person
2.Would you encourage the anorexic person to eat?
3.Would you still be friends?
4.How thin do you think an anorexic person should be
 
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1. Dont try and diagnose them yourself. Suggest that they seek medical help. Try and find the reason that they are not eating
2. Encouraging an anorexic to eat is not simpl;e. Do not invite them for a meal. Maybe something like soup and a roll
3. Of course they will need friendship and support not criticism
4. You cant say. It depends on the age, height and build of the person. Medics would go by a BMI
I’m speaking as an anorexic for 12 years but now recovered
 
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