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 cope with misophonia [VIDEO]

How to cope with misophonia [VIDEO]

This wonderful video guide comes from Dr Jennifer Jo Brout, founder of the Misophonia and Emotion Program at Duke University and the Director of the International Misophonia Research Network (IMRN). You can find more of her work online here at Misophonia International...

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How Do You Pronounce Misophonia?

How Do You Pronounce Misophonia?

It's one of the great unsolved mysteries... Forget the Voynich Manuscript, quantum entanglement or Prince Harry's living arrangements... How on earth do you pronounce misophonia? “Is it meee-so-phonia, mizz-o-phonia… or miss-oh-phonia?” I’ve spoken to a number of...

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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

How do you cope? We all have different ways of dealing with our misophonia and we can all learn from one another's experiences. Below is a collection of your favourite misophonia coping techniques. These are tips that you've emailed in or posted on the forum or left...

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4 Common Misophonia Misconceptions

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

8 Misophonia Coping Strategies

The question I’m most often asked by readers is what are the best misophonia coping strategies? Are there any techniques that we can use to help us cope when we hear misophonia trigger sounds 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)

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

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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