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.

Beware of these so-called misophonia ‘cures’…

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?

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

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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Confusion With Terminology: Who gets to name the baby?

Confusion With Terminology: Who gets to name the baby?

The History of Misophonia Research, by Jennifer Jo-Brout, Psy.D (Part I of III) Jastreboff and Jastreboff first coined the term Misophonia, which literally means “hatred of sound”, in 2001. Dr. Pawel Jastreboff is a Professor of Otology (Head and Neck Surgery) at...

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Do You Have Misophonia? Take the Test

Do You Have Misophonia? Take the Test

If you're reading this article because you're concerned that you might have misophonia, I've prepared a simple test based on my own personal experience and my experience talking to other sufferers. This does not constitute medical advice and is only meant as a guide,...

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What Do You Call A Group Of Misophonia Sufferers?

What Do You Call A Group Of Misophonia Sufferers?

We have a name for our condition and that's misophonia. It's quite cool as far as these things go - sounds chic even. We're lucky, it might have ended up being named by a medical boffin with a ridiculous name. I mean, imagine if we had to go round telling people that...

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What is Misokinesia?

What is Misokinesia?

As if misophonia wasn't enough, many of us suffer from a related condition called misokinesia. If misophonia is best defined as a 'hatred' of certain sounds, misokinesia is probably best defined as a 'hatred' of certain movements. These movements tend to be small and...

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Help For Misophonia Sufferers in America

Help For Misophonia Sufferers in America

Thanks to Rachel Onken for the heads up via Twitter. If you suffer from misophonia and you live in the United States, the website misophonia-provider.com has come up with a handy list of health providers and practitioners who are familiar with the condition. Imagine...

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Take Action: Let’s Get Misophonia Recognised

Take Action: Let’s Get Misophonia Recognised

Right now misophonia is almost completely unheard of... Those of us who suffer from it may have stumbled upon it online after some extensive Googling, but without doubt the vast majority of misophoniacs will have no idea that there's a name for their condition... or...

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