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Pseudobulbar affect can occur after a neurological injury such as stroke.
PRISM: a novel research tool to assess the prevalence of pseudobulbar affect symptoms across neurological conditions.
Veterans, OEF = Operation Enduring Freedom, OIF = Operation Iraqi Freedom, OND = Operation New Dawn, PBA = pseudobulbar affect, PLC = pathological laughing and crying, PPV = positive predictive value, PTSD = posttraumatic stress disorder, ROC = receiver operating characteristic, SD = standard deviation, Se = sensitivity, Sp = specificity, SSN = Social Security number, TBI = traumatic brain injury, TRACTS = Translational Research Center for TBI and Stress Disorders, VA = Department of Veterans Affairs, VHA = Veterans Health Administration, VISN = Veterans Integrated Service Network.
Pseudobulbar affect the spectrum of clinical presentations, etiologies and treatments.
Less frequently, people with MS may have pseudobulbar affect (PBA), a condition that can produce uncontrollable laughing or crying spells that are out of proportion to or disconnected from what people are feeling.
Biopharmaceutical company Avanir Pharmaceuticals Inc (NasdaqGS:AVNR) stated on Tuesday that NUEDEXTA (dextromethorphan hydrobromide/quinidine sulfate) has been granted approval in the European Union for the treatment of pseudobulbar affect (PBA), irrespective of underlying neurologic disease or injury.
A Your father's behavior may well be symptomatic of a neurological condition called pseudobulbar affect (PBA).
A combination of dextromethorphan hydrobromide and quinidine sulfate recently became the first treatment to be approved by the Food and Drug Administration for the treatment of pseudobulbar affect, based on a study of patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and multiple sclerosis.
Patients were given a test measuring how often they laughed or cried unintentionally due to a neural disorder known as pseudobulbar affect.
Various terms have been previously used to describe this condition, including pseudobulbar affect, affective and emotional lability, pathologic laughing and crying, emotional incontinence, and forced crying (Dark et al.
Nuedexta[R] is indicated for the treatment of pseudobulbar affect (PBA).
ORLANDO -- The prevalence of pseudobulbar affect symptoms--that is, uncontrollable, disruptive outbursts of crying and/or laughing--is considerably greater across a range of neurologic disorders than previously appreciated, according to the largest-ever study to screen for this condition.