pseudobulbar affect

noun

Medical Definition of pseudobulbar affect

: a condition that is marked by episodes of uncontrolled crying or laughing which is inappropriate or of disproportionate intensity and that is associated with various neurological disorders (such as multiple sclerosis, traumatic brain injury and stroke) abbreviation PBA

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“Pseudobulbar affect.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/pseudobulbar%20affect. Accessed 19 Sep. 2021.

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