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Word of the day
Emotional LabilityAlso known as the pseudobulbar affect. Uncontrollable outbursts of emotion (such as laughing to crying) without cause. After a stroke, it may only last a few weeks or continue for a long period.
For similar information see EmotionsEmotional lability is when you suddenly laugh or cry for no reason.
This can happen after you have a stroke.
Emotional lability can last for a few weeks, or for a longer time.
This is also called pseudobulbar affect.