Misophonia Articles

This is where you’ll find all the latest articles about misophonia, including the science behind it, different theories, coping mechanisms, campaigns, help for loved ones and more.

The secret to living a happy and fulfilling life with misophonia is to understand it. Knowing what’s happening in your brain and body gives you the ability to take back some control and find ways to thrive with this disorder.

How to Get to Support From Your School For Misophonia

How to Get to Support From Your School For Misophonia

Misophonia is a challenge for all of us. But those early years in school can be particularly hard. Discovering you have misophonia and trying to come to terms with it, can be an alien, confusing and often frightening experience. "What is this thing? Why can't I...

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Where to Get Treatment for Misophonia

Where to Get Treatment for Misophonia

The number one question I'm asked is: "How can I get help for me or my child's misophonia?" What follows here is everything I know about misophonia diagnosis and treatment from resources which I believe to be reputable. But before we get started please remember......

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Why Exposure Therapy Doesn’t Work for Misophonia

Why Exposure Therapy Doesn’t Work for Misophonia

In this article we're going to look at a popular so-called 'cure' for misophonia. Exposure therapy. First we'll consider the theory behind the treatment, then we'll look at how this treatment should in no way be applied to misophonia whatsoever. So what is exposure...

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The Big Reveal: Your Favourite Misophonia Coping Techniques

The Big Reveal: Your Favourite Misophonia Coping Techniques

Have you ever experienced a feeling of overbearing? Like someone in the room’s presence is overwhelming you... but you’re not quite sure why. Everyone else around you seems unaffected but you feel an intense discomfort and an urge to get away. We know that misophonia...

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4 Common Misophonia Misconceptions

4 Common Misophonia Misconceptions

Embrace your inner geek, this is really interesting stuff... Gene bods, 23andMe, have conducted some research which they believe indicates that misophonia is potentially a genetic trait. The numbers are relatively small at this stage, the findings are VERY broad so...

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8 Misophonia Coping Strategies

8 Misophonia Coping Strategies

If your son or daughter is experiencing difficulties at school because of their misophonia, this may help. Dr Jennifer Kanter-Brout from Misophonia International has prepared a template letter that you can give to your doctor or medical professional to adapt and...

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Latest LeDoux Lab Misophonia Study Findings (January 2017)

Latest LeDoux Lab Misophonia Study Findings (January 2017)

My colleague has been finger drumming the desk for 3 minutes now... He does this most days. 'Rational brain' knows it's a harmless, innocuous thing, yet every time I hear that sound my brain screams "%@@$£!!" and I just want to sprint out of the office and dive...

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Deborah’s Misophonia Story

Deborah’s Misophonia Story

LeDoux Lab Misophonia Study Findings (January 2017) LeDoux Lab Findings (January 2017) Joseph LeDoux and Lorenzo Diaz-Mataix NYU at the LeDoux Lab Summary: "... Dr. LeDoux and Dr. Lorenzo Díaz-Mataix are studying two parts of the amygdala in order to see where the...

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Misophonia treatment and the need for ethics and regulation

Misophonia treatment and the need for ethics and regulation

This is the #7 edition of our new My Misophonia Story series. This week features Deborah (12) from Canada. Each week we'll feature a new reader story, so if you'd like to share yours, please drop us a line. Deborah, take it away... Where are you from? Ontario, Canada...

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How to get diagnosis and treatment for misophonia in the UK

How to get diagnosis and treatment for misophonia in the UK

Misophonia treatment and the monetisation of our condition is a complex and challenging issue. We all want to find something that genuinely works to ease the suffering and anxiety that misophonia can cause patients. It doesn't matter who discovers it, or even whether...

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Where to find the best online misophonia support groups

Where to find the best online misophonia support groups

Have you ever experienced a feeling of overbearing? Like someone in the room’s presence is overwhelming you... but you’re not quite sure why. Everyone else around you seems unaffected but you feel an intense discomfort and an urge to get away. We know that misophonia...

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