Pseudobulbar Affect (PBA) is a form of emotional lability that is observed as sudden, frequent, and unpredictable outbursts of crying and/or laughing. This handout can help educate patients and their caregivers about what it is, what it isn’t, areas of the brain that cause it, what to do if a person has it, and how to access a lability scale that can be helpful when referring.
Tech specs: Digital download. 1 page. 8.5 x 11 inches. PDF format. 4.4 MB.