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Unfamiliar with Pseudobulbar Affect (PBA)? You’re not alone!

Meet real patients with PBA who had never heard of the condition before their uncontrollable crying and/or laughing episodes started. Find out what steps they took to get answers.

Images of people affected by Pseudobulbar Affect (PBA)
Image of a person affected by Pseudobulbar Affect (PBA)

All participants are real patients/caregivers and have been compensated.

All participants are real patients/caregivers and have been compensated.

Get to know real patient stories

Dan, patient living with MS and PBA
Dan, patient living with MS and PBA

I had bouts of depression, but then I had bouts of when I’d just start crying for no reason.


Sequena, stroke survivor living with PBA
Sequena, stroke survivor living with PBA

It was a lot of crying, and it would be happy moments, sad moments, any moments. I didn’t know why.


Chuck, patient living with essential tremors and PBA
Chuck, patient living with essential tremors and PBA

It’s very embarrassing to be around your family, or especially out in public.


All participants are real patients and have been compensated.

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PBA in their own words

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