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The most common reason for starting drug use in dysthymia patients is ataractic motive .
The class of drugs known by the therapeutic action of calming--"tranquilizers"--may be more scientifically referred to by the pharmacological name of ataractic, yet this term derives from the Greek "ataraktein," to keep calm.
Is this the promised end: an ataractic reconciliation, the peace that passeth understanding that T.
You may ask what use there is in acknowledging and naming all this complexity in confrontations that encounter above all urgency and suffering, As far as we are concerned, is it about adding to technical progress in direct interventions on the human mechanism, or with the aim, apparently more nobly, to make man better and to induce ataractic forgetting of past or present catastrophes?
After years of steadily decreasing reimbursement, refusal to authorize payment for most specialty services at all, and frequently late payment for preauthorized services, insurers for medical care have exceeded the tolerance of even the most ataractic physicians.