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

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

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

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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4 Common Misophonia Misconceptions

Let's face it, misophonia is a strange disorder... Life would be a lot easier if it was as easy to explain as, say, an intolerance to gluten or a hay fever allergy. Perhaps the biggest misconception is that misophonia is a hatred of sound in general. The reality is...

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8 Misophonia Coping Strategies

The question I’m most often asked by readers is what are the best misophonia coping strategies? Are there techniques that we can use to help us cope when we hear a misophonia trigger sound and how can we stop that feeling of sheer panic from ruling us. Let's start...

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Latest LeDoux Lab Misophonia Study Findings (January 2017)

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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Deborah’s Misophonia Story

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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Misophonia treatment and the need for ethics and regulation

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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How to get diagnosis and treatment for misophonia in the UK

The first thing to note is that most GPs and health professionals in the UK have never even heard of misophonia. (Don’t worry, that’s something we’re working on getting changed!) The second thing to note is that even if they did - and we finally get to the stage where...

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Where to find the best online misophonia support groups

The Internet is wonderful resource for information about misophonia... but it can also be a bit of a minefield. If you've only just learned that this condition has a name, and you're looking to connect with others, it can be hard to know where to go to get sound...

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