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No, they are not. As you can probably guess, psychotic disorders are much more severe that psychological disorders. Psychotic disorders usually involve delusions, hallucinations, etc. While, psychological disorders are disorders such as OCD and OCPD that involve different compulsions and rituals but nothing delusional.

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Q: Are psychological disorder and psychotic disorder the same?
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