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 II of III) The small body of research emerging in misophonia tends to address 4 core issues: Specific symptoms Possible causes Overlaps with other disorders The extent to which the disorder impairs...

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Should You Tell Friends and Family That You Have Misophonia?

Should You Tell Friends and Family That You Have Misophonia?

On a segment on the Today Show (which aired on August the 20th) presenters Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb talk about misophonia. It's a short clip and they spend most of it laughing about misophonia, trying to mimic trigger sounds and doubting that it actually...

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Do You Have Misophonia? Take the Test

Do You Have Misophonia? Take the Test

Talking to others with misophonia, both on and offline, the thing that upsets me most is the sense of hopelessness that so many of us feel weighed down with. The feeling that it's a solely negative condition with no possible upside... I understand this because I have...

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What Do You Call A Group Of Misophonia Sufferers?

What Do You Call A Group Of Misophonia Sufferers?

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 is Misokinesia?

What is Misokinesia?

Finally, a scientific misophonia study which has yielded some positive results. A recent study by Northwestern University found that misophonia sufferers may be significantly more creatively talented than 'normal' folk thanks to something called 'leaky' sensory...

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Help For Misophonia Sufferers in America

Help For Misophonia Sufferers in America

Let's face it, misophonia is not a people-friendly condition. Imagine if you were eating your dinner, minding your own business, and someone came up to you, jabbed a finger in your face and screamed: "UGH! What the HELL are you doing!? You are DISGUSTING. You sound...

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Take Action: Let’s Get Misophonia Recognised

Take Action: Let’s Get Misophonia Recognised

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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