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Catastrophizing means ignoring possibilities and predicting absolute failure, example
"It doesn't matter how we earn this year , we can't already earn, so the year is already a failure."

Catatonia refers to a state of mental disorder in which a person seems detached from reality and oblivious to environmental stimuli and whose behavior alternates between immobility and excited agitation; these symptoms are diagnosed as Catatonic-type schizophrenia. Catatonia also refer to a group of disorganized behaviors that reflect an extreme lack of responsiveness to the outside world; a sisorder of movement involving immobility or excited agitation.

Catatonic refers to a persom with Catatonia or Catatonic Schizophrenia which is characterized by marked motor abnormalities including immobility (catalepsy or stupor), excessive motor activity (purposeless agitation), extreme negativism , mutism, posturing or stereotyped movements , Echolalia , and/or Echopraxia .

catatonic immobility refers to disturbance of motor behavior in which the person remains motionless, sometimes in an awkward posture , for extended period of time

Catatonic posturing refer to semi-stiff poses or postures assumed by people with Catatonic-type schizophrenia; this posturing or posing can be remain fixed for hours or days.

Catatonic schizophrenia refers to the type of schizophrenia in which people show a variety of motor behaviors and ways of speaking that suggest almost complete unresponsiveness to their environment

Catatonic stupor is a term used when someone completely withdraws into a private world, sitting for hours without moving. 

- Catatonic type of schizophrenia : catatonic type of schizophrenia refers to the type of Schizophrenia in which motor disturbances, such as rigidity, agitation, and odd mannerisms predominate.

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