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as·then·ic

(as-then'ik),
1. Relating to asthenia.
2. Denoting a thin, delicate body habitus.

asthenic

(ăs-thĕn′ĭk)
adj.
1. Relating to or exhibiting asthenia; weak.
2. Having a slender, lightly muscled physique.
n.
A person having such a physique.

as·then·ic

(as-then'ik)
1. Relating to asthenia.
2. Denoting a thin, delicate body habitus.

asthenic

A slender, lightly muscled physique. One of the recognized SOMATOTYPES.

as·then·ic

(as-then'ik)
1. Relating to asthenia.
2. Denoting a thin, delicate body habitus.

Patient discussion about asthenic

Q. My doctor told me I have asthenia. Meaning I feel weak though I am normal. does it say i have a mental issue My doctor told me I have asthenia. which means I feel week but my strength is normal. I feel very weak but the doctor said that my muscle strength is fine. Do i have a mental problem or maybe there is a physiologic explanation for my situation?

A. No!
I suffered from hypothyroidism and had asthenia.
there are many causes for this symptom. Some are psychological but some are physical. Blaming your mental status is the last resort, and if your GP does it before he denies other reasons you need to change your GP!

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The analysis of secondary factors showed that the symptoms of asthenic syndrome were the most expressed ones, while the symptoms of conversion and aggressive-antisocial syndromes ranged at the same level.
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Indeed to sweep these issues under a heavy carpet is to pacify the faint of heart or, as is more likely, to give in to vested interests with agendas that outrightly refuse to consider the enormity of the problem of restoring the meaning of conservatism--or that are intellectually asthenic to own up to the far-reaching consequences of a policy of adhering to silence, backsliding, or indifference.
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Writers and readers taking up their vocations in the early 21st century would be well-advised to care for Dorn's writing, not, hardly, as an object of imitation (Dorn's aggression against conformity make such a bandwagon difficult to imagine), but as an irritant and a discomforter, an unflinching, analytic, reactive, erratic, searing, and eccentric place from which to pry and catch some purchase on the asthenic epoch we're responsible for.