Virtual Forum: Understanding The Relationship Of Pseudobulbar Affect (PBA) & Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
Location: Online Via PsychU.org
Description: Pseudobulbar affect (PBA) is a neurologic condition involving loss of affective control that occurs secondary to a variety of otherwise unrelated neurological conditions affecting the brain, including traumatic brain injury (TBI). The virtual forum will include brief overviews of PBA and TBI, presented by Edward Lauterbach, MD, Professor Emeritus of Psychiatry and Neurology, Mercer University School of Medicine, Macon, GA and Sandeep Vaishnavi, MD, PhD, Clinical Associate, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC. Discussion on the relationship between PBA and TBI will follow, including the impact of PBA on patients with TBI and the challenges in diagnosis. The virtual forum will conclude with time for questions from the audience.
Drs. Vaishnavi and Lauterbach are paid consultants for Otsuka America Pharmaceutical, Inc.
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