If there is one characteristic which is shared by most, it is perfectionism. They tend to be obsessive in their need for other personal life. They are often “model children” obedient and conscientious, and are frequently introverted and reserved. this makes their transition into anorectics during adolescence extremely stressful to parents and siblings. Usually, the parents don’t understand why their daughter has this problem, precisely because the patient has been so stable and conforming up until the anorectic behavior begins.