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Pseudobulbar Affect (PBA): Impact On The Brain, Patient, & Practice

Webinar | March 23, 2016 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
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Description

Virtual Forum: Pseudobulbar Affect (PBA): Impact On The Brain, Patient, & Practice

Location: Online Via PsychU.org

Description: Pseudobulbar affect (PBA) is a distressing disorder that occurs secondary to a variety of otherwise unrelated neurologic conditions/injuries and is characterized by uncontrollable, involuntary, sudden, and frequent episodes of laughing and/or crying. In this virtual forum, experienced psychiatrists Thomas Lucas, MD and William Sauvé, MD will discuss the epidemiology and burden of PBA, its pathophysiology, and assessment approaches to the diagnosis of PBA. The virtual forum will conclude with time for questions from the audience.
Drs. Lucas and Sauve are paid consultants for Otsuka Pharmaceutical Development & Commercialization, Inc.

Event Speakers

Thomas Lucas, MD
Featured Speaker

Medical Director for Thorntree Psychiatric Associates and Associate Professor of Psychiatry at Texas A&M University Health Science Center College of Medicine-(Dallas Campus-Baylor Scott and White Health) in Dallas, TX

William Sauvé, MD
Featured Speaker

Regional Medical Director at TMS Neurohealth Centers of Richmond and Charlottesville in Glen Allen, VA

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