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.
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