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Film to Shed Light on Neurological Condition





The film crew chats with Kirk J., a young stroke victim currently coping with PBA.

Avanir Pharmaceuticals has begun production of The PBA Film Project, a documentary to provide an intimate look at six real people living with a little-known neurological condition called PseudoBulbar Affect (PBA), which is marked by frequent and uncontrollable outbursts of crying or laughing. Nearly 2 million Americans with brain injuries or certain neurological conditions such as Alzheimer’s disease, stroke, multiple sclerosis (MS), traumatic brain injury, and frontotemporal dementia, are estimated to suffer from symptoms of PBA. Despite the high prevalence of PBA, diagnosis and awareness are low.



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