Misophonia Articles

Alexandra’s Misophonia Story

This is the #10 edition of our new My Misophonia Story series. This week features Alexandra (27) from the US. Each week we'll feature a new reader story, so if you'd like to share yours, please drop us a line. Alexandra, take it away... Where are you from? I’m...

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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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The Brain Basis for Misophonia

The Brain Basis for Misophonia Featured in Current Biology, February 2nd 2017 Sukhbinder Kumar, Olana Tansley-Hancock, William Sedley, Joel S. Winston, Martina F. Callaghan, Micah Allen, Thomas E. Cope, Phillip E. Gander, Doris-Eva Bamiou, Timothy D. Griffiths...

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Misophonia on the BBC!

This is just a very quick post to point you towards two interesting pieces on misophonia that were featured on the BBC News website and on BBC Radio recently. You can see the article on the BBC News site here: Misophonia: Scientists crack why eating sounds can make...

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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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Beware of these so-called misophonia ‘cures’…

One of the most extraordinary things about misophonia is just how little we know about it. While it's now a recognised disorder in many places it's still massively underfunded, under-researched and misunderstood. The current lack of regulation has made misophonia a...

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Why does stress make your misophonia worse?

Let's face it, stress makes everything worse to some extent, but it can send misophonia into hyperdrive. So why does the misophonia seem to get so much worse when you’re feeling stressed? When you’re feeling relaxed you have more time and headspace to react to it....

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Kelly Osborne reveals that she has misophonia

So Kelly Osborne has come out as a misophone! In a speech at a gala lunch for the charity Friendly House, where Kelly was awarded ‘2015 Woman of the Year’, she revealed: “For years the sound of other people chewing, chomping, slurping and gurgling has made me feel...

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