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Emotional lability: labile affect or pseudobulbar affect refers to the pathological expression of laughter, crying, or smiling. It is also known as emotional lability, pathological laughter and crying or emotional incontinence. See detailed information below for a list of 59 causes of Emotional lability, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
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