The answer is yes. Example: My dear wife Sharyn never acted out in anger which is a common thing in PSP. She never had uncontrollable laughing which is another symptom of PSP. She became non-mobile about a year before her passing which was a good thing because it meant no critical falls with injury requiring hospital trips. She never experienced apathy. She was the same sweet Sharyn during PSP as she was before PSP. Her mind and memory was sharp but just a bit slow in formulating thoughts. She had only one UTI during her years with PSP. No hospitalization for Pneumonia from aspirating. No excessive buildup of saliva or choking on saliva. No severe choking spells. I'm thankful that for PSP Sharyn was spared some of these things. Was it still terrible to go through? Yes, but just think how bad it COULD be. If you read the posts on this and other sites you will quickly see you may not have it so bad after all. There is an old saying "Count your blessings". Jimbo
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