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.

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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Misophonia treatment and the need for ethics and regulation

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

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

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’…

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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