https://www.verywellmind.com/what-is-a-sociopath-380184While psychopaths are classified as people with little or no conscience, sociopaths do have a limited, albeit weak, ability to feel empathy and remorse. Psychopaths can and do follow social conventions when it suits their needs. Sociopaths are more likely to fly off the handle and react violently whenever they're confronted by the consequences of their actions.
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Some political commentators, and others, seem to use the words as though they are interchangeable. According to this article, there are differences, though both fit into the description of "antisocial personality disorder."