Pseudobulbar Affect (PBA)

Pseudobulbar Affect (PBA) is a neurological disorder occurring secondary to neurologic disease or brain injury and it is characterized by episodes of involuntary crying or laughing incongruent with the patient’s underlying mood. PBA is also associated with significant burden to the lives of patients and their caregivers, but, to date, it is widely under-recognized.

Section Editors

Peter Zafirides, MD

President and Medical Director of Central Ohio Behavioral Medicine, Inc. Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the…

Not A Member? Sign up for free.

Join us as we continue our efforts towards improving the future of mental health care through information, discussion, and collaboration. Sign-up today for instant access to all PsychU offerings. Membership is free!