Misophonia: How to Tune out to Disgusting Sounds


I have misophonia, which means I suffer from hatred of sounds that activate emotional stress. For example, hearing someone swallow or breathe will usually stir up feelings of anger. This frustrated emotion is often…

In public, I unthinkingly cover my ears to drown out sudden noises. I will briefly close my eyes if I see “visual sounds”, too – these are eye-rubbing, nose-wiping and ear poking. I have to close my eyes because…

…I experience an agitation that is hard to define. Perhaps anguish is how I would describe it. It cannot be likened to anxiety seen in OCD; for example, doing a ritual…

There are times I feel sad instead of angry when I see someone swallow or cry. Primarily, crying can be an irritating trigger because of the sniffing, nose-blowing and eye-wiping. However, if I were to analyse the sadness, it might be that I see in some people the…

Finally, we come to the question of whether misophonia can be treated or cured.  While no permanent solution is available as yet, some methods of treatment have been tried to help make misophonia more manageable. These include:

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Misophonia: How to Tune out to Disgusting Sounds

This educational document takes the reader through an interesting journey, in which the author (Carol Edwards), explores personal accounts of living with Misophonia (hatred of sounds) coupled with obsessive-compulsive disorder. Researched information, including a link to proposed diagnostic criteria as a standalone neurological disorder for entry into the DSM-5, is added to this fascinating description of one's aversion to sounds, colours, smells and movements, with the added detail of grief, sensory processing problems and more. This document comes with a 20-question homework check to reinforce the learning objectives, and lists some important treatment goals. A unique password that allows access to the document is sent to the buyer's email address following purchase. Interaction via the "Leave a Reply" section in the reading zone is available to password users, only. Groups welcome - simply click on the arrow to add the number of people you want in your group. Please allow 1-3 days for your WordPress code to arrive in your inbox. Thank you.


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