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View the latest articles about misophonia, including the science behind it, different theories, coping mechanisms, help for loved ones and more. Find out how you can live a happy, fulfilling life with misophonia.
Please Read: Misophonia Study at The Schiller Laboratory of Affective Neuroscience, Mount Sinai (New York City)
Calling any New York City (USA) based readers who want to help out in a new misophonia study. The Schiller Laboratory of Affective Neuroscience at Mount Sinai are recruiting participants for a research study in New York City. The purpose of this study is "to investigate the cognitive processes in misophonia". If you're based in New York City and would like to participate, you can find out all the details here: Misophonia Mount Sinai Study About this study: This is a paid study It will take...
Please Read: Misophonia Survey University College London (UCL)
Researchers at University College London (UCL) have created an important online misophonia survey. It looks at the "mental wellbeing, satisfaction with life and ways of coping in people with misophonia". If you're aged 18+ and you're interested in taking part then please do take a look here: Take the UCL misophonia survey The team is headed up by Professor Doris Bamiou, Dr Sergi Costafreda Gonzalez and Dr Becky Gould. These guys really are at the forefront of misophonia research. They are...
Is misophonia a feature of autism, OCD or any other well-known neurological disorders?
This is something I'm often asked about. Is misophonia a feature of autism... OCD... or any other well-known neurological disorders? The findings from a recent misophonia study can help us here. This is one of the largest studies to date, with 575 subjects, and shines a spotlight on some interesting stats. Here is one of the standout findings. The majority of misophonia subjects have "no comorbid" psychiatric disorders. What does this mean? It means that while some misophones may have other...
What you can do to help your loved one with misophonia
Misophonia is a complex and nuanced disorder. It can be extremely difficult to live with, not just for the person with misophonia but for everyone involved. Parents, siblings, partners and best friends. And it can sometimes feel like whatever you say or do, no matter how positive your intentions, is the wrong thing and makes things worse. If you’re a parent reading this you might feel like the perpetual baddy. You might be barked at and glared at and for no good reason other than you’re...
Infographic: What is Misophonia and How Does it Affect People?
This infographic is the introduction to Allergic to Sound's new 'explainer' series. It's for anyone who might be new to the term misophonia and also for parents, friends, loved ones trying to make sense of all the information online. Throughout this series I'll do my best to explain the science and latest findings in simple and, where possible, visual terms. For a printer friendly/downloadable version of this infographic please click here to load up the image file direct. A big thank you to...
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 and here at the IMRN. Just click the play icon on the image below to view this video. If that doesn't work here's a direct link to the YouTube page. This is essential viewing if you have misophonia or know someone who has it. I...
See what the top minds in neuroscience and psychology have to say! Below you’ll find links to the latest misophonia research, studies and findings with excerpts, summaries and (if you’re feeling brave) full reports.
The Motor Basis for Misophonia
A Consensus Definition of Misophonia: Using a Delphi Process to Reach Expert Agreement
Misophonia: Phenomenology, Comorbidity and Demographics in a Large Sample
EMDR Beyond PTSD: A Systematic Literature Review
Increased Absorption in Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response
Severity of Misophonia Symptoms is Associated With Worse Cognitive Control When Exposed to Misophonia Trigger Sounds
Your Misophonia Stories
How does misophonia effect you? You and your loved ones are not alone. Click below to see interviews and stories from real people living with the disorder. Find out what makes them tick and how they cope.
Paula’s Misophonia Story
This is the #63 edition of our My Misophonia Story series. This week features Paula (34) from the UK. Each week we'll feature a new reader story, so if you'd like to share yours, please drop us a line. Paula, take it away... Where are you from? I live in Birmingham,...
Ash’s Misophonia Story
This is the #62 edition of our My Misophonia Story series. This week features Ash (17) from the UK. Each week we'll feature a new reader story, so if you'd like to share yours, please drop us a line. Ash, take it away... Where are you from? Newcastle, UK What do you...
Sarah’s Misophonia Story
This is the #61 edition of our My Misophonia Story series. This week features Sarah (47) from the UK. Each week we'll feature a new reader story, so if you'd like to share yours, please drop us a line. Sarah, take it away... Where are you from? Born Chester-le-Street,...
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