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PsychoPy launch failure Ubuntu 17.10

Hi, I’m trying to run PsychoPy 1.85.3 (installed from neurodebian) and it fails to launch. This occurred after recent updates for 17.10. It was working before, but now it doesn’t get beyond a brief splash screen that disappears. Starting form the command line, I get this error:

> ImportError: C extension: /usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/pandas/_libs/tslib.so: undefined symbol: PyFPE_jbuf not built. If you want to import pandas from the source directory, you may need to run ‘python setup.py build_ext --inplace --force’ to build the C extensions first.

I looked for a setup.py file in the python 2.7 dist-packages psychopy directory but found only a locale_setup.py. So, I’m not sure what to do at this point. I’ve purged and reinstalled a number of times, I’ve removed the .psychopy2 config files. Any suggestions?

Update for those having a similar problem. Found the solution here and used: [sudo] pip install --upgrade pandas