Landmark 'PRISM' pseudobulbar affect patient registry

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Landmark 'PRISM' pseudobulbar affect patient registry

Postby MSUK » Wed May 04, 2011 7:36 am


Avanir Pharmaceuticals, Inc. today announced the PRISM patient registry, the first patient registry to further quantify the prevalence and quality of life impact of pseudobulbar affect (PBA) in patients with a variety of underlying neurologic conditions.

Nearly two million Americans with existing neurologic disease or brain injury are estimated to be living with the added burden of PBA, a condition characterized by involuntary, sudden, and frequent episodes of laughing and/or crying. PBA episodes typically occur out of proportion or are incongruent to the patient's underlying emotional state. Until now, the complexity of those distinct conditions has served as a barrier to widespread collaboration among treating physicians....Read More - ... ageid/1273
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