Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Noting a kind of paralysis. See pseudobulbar paralysis, under paralysis.
“Patients were given a test measuring how often they laughed or cried unintentionally due to a neural disorder known as pseudobulbar affect.”
“The condition, known as pseudobulbar affect, or PBA, often affects people with brain injuries and degenerative neurological disorders such as multiple sclerosis or amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also called Lou Gehrig's disease.”
“Nuedexta is the first drug approved for the treatment of the little known, but not that rare, condition called pseudobulbar affect PBA, which is also known as involuntary emotional expression disorder.”
“The medicine, Nuedexta, is the first approved to treat patients with multiple sclerosis or Lou Gehrig's disease who develop symptoms known as pseudobulbar affect that causes loss of emotional control, the”
“An oral drug designed to treat uncontrollable laughing and/or crying (also called pseudobulbar affect), a troubling symptom experienced by some people with MS and other neurological disorders, passed another hurdle by showing positive results in a Phase III trial.”
“The scientific name for the condition is pseudobulbar affect or PBA.”
“Avanir Pharmaceuticals said late-stage clinical trials of its investigational drug Zenvia proved effective in reducing symptoms of pseudobulbar effect, a psychological disorder, in a 12-week study.”
“While the underlying neuropathology of pseudobulbar affect is not fully understood, it has been shown that this brain anomaly involves damage to several specific areas of the brain.”
“We saw a patient with pseudobulbar affect, an "affective disinhibition brain disorder.”
“It should be pointed out that pseudobulbar affect is amenable to treatment, and some patients have been treated successfully with the recently FDA approved drug Nuedexta.”
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