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How can progressive supranuclear palsy (PSP) affect a person mentally?

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Progressive supranuclear palsy is a rare neurological condition that can make you unable to walk, prone to falls, and impair your vison. It’s likely you also will have a mild to moderate degree of mental problems. Your thinking may slow and make it hard to have conversations or to analyze problems.

SOURCES:

Mayo Clinic: "Progressive supranuclear palsy."

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke: "Progressive Supranuclear Palsy Fact Sheet."

Foundation for PSP | CBP and Related Brain Diseases: "Frequently asked Questions."

Reviewed by Neil Lava on June 10, 2017

SOURCES:

Mayo Clinic: "Progressive supranuclear palsy."

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke: "Progressive Supranuclear Palsy Fact Sheet."

Foundation for PSP | CBP and Related Brain Diseases: "Frequently asked Questions."

Reviewed by Neil Lava on June 10, 2017

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