|Name||Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP)|
|Related to/Also known as||Steele-Richardson-Olszewski (SRO) Syndrome
Corticobasal Degeneration (CBD)
|Symptoms of PSP||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.|
|Useful national contacts||PSPA
Helpline: 0300 0110 122
|Children & young people||Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (U.S. Child Neurology Foundation)
PSP & CBD and Coronavirus (PSPA)
Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (NHS Choices)
Corticobasal degeneration (NHS Choices)
|News and events|
The library at The Brain Charity has a range of resources on Progressive Supranuclear Palsy and on a wide range of disability-related issues.
This includes a copy of the PSPA booklet "An Introduction to PSP and CBD"