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Name Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP)
Related to/Also known as Steele-Richardson-Olszewski (SRO) Syndrome
Symptoms PSP is a progressive brain disease, leading to the death of nerve endings (neurons) in the area of the brain controlling balance, vision, movement, speech and swallowing. Symptoms reflect problems in these areas; however, the severity and progression varies considerably from one individual to another.
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Useful national contacts PSP Association
Link opens in new window www.psassociation.org.uk
Tel: 01327 322410
Helpline: 0300 0110 122
Online resources Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (NHS Choices)
Link opens in new window www.nhs.uk/conditions/progressive-supranuclear-palsy/pages/introduction.aspx
Our resources

The library at The Brain Charity has a range of reference resources on this condition and on a wide range of disability-related issues.

Visit our library to read Charity Begins at Home, the story of the PSP Association, by Michael Koe. Or have a Link opens in new window look in your local library for this book.
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