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Neuropsychology

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Non-Motor Symptoms in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

Cognitive and behavioral changes associated with ALS include cognitive impairment and pseudobulbar affect. Download brochure.

Cognitive Impairment. Cognitive impairment in ALS can range from little or no impairment to frontotemporal dementia (FTD) associated with ALS.

Pseudobulbar Affect. Pseudobulbar affect (PBA) is involuntary and uncontrollable episodes of either laughing or crying that seem inappropriate in the social situation.