Sometimes, normal humans take a liking to clinical terms and adopt them.
You go out on a date, and when your friends ask how it went you reply: "Oh, she's psychotic." Or perhaps: "He's delusional."
The justifications for such adjectives being used might be simple.
In the former case, the lady might have asked, just as the main course plates were cleared away, where the gentleman thought the relationship was going. This was after having described the details of her previous 17 relationships.
In the latter case, the gentleman might have talked about himself … Read more