People often use the words ‘psychotic’ and ‘psychopath’ interchangeably even though they are two distinct and clearly defined disorders, suggests an article in Medical Daily. Psychotic disorders typically involve losing touch with reality, manifested by delusions and hallucinations. Psychopathy, meanwhile, is generally the term that encompasses people who commit crimes and have no empathy for other humans or animals. People with psychotic disorders are not immoral and often contribute in a positive way to society. To read this article in its entirety, click here.