Our expert says:
Quick question, no doubt, but there's no quick answer. Both are elastic phenomena, much dependent on how the individuals themselves respond to whatever behaviours are involved. In general, within psychiatry, the criterion used for assessing whether most phenomena are pathological or problematic, is whether they significantly interfere with one's normal functioning, at home, at work and in relationships
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