According to NORD, the National Organisation for Rare Disorders, there are five types of Stiff Person Syndrome:
1) Classic SPS
2) Focal SPS
3) Jerking SPS
4) Progressive Encephalomyelitis with Rigidity and Myoclonus (PERM)
5) Paraneoplastic-Related SPS

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Neuropsychological assessment of phobias in SPS (2005)