These are articles and resources around the web that we have found to be helpful to people who suffer from misophonia and for people who are hoping to learn more about this unusual disorder.

Major Coverage

Coverage from major journalism sources that are likely to be reasons that the general public might learn about misophonia.

Why Office Noise Bothers Some People More Than Others [BBC. November 2019]
:: Covers workplace issues that misophones face.

Misophonia: When Life’s Noises Drive You Mad [NPR. March 2019]

The Crunch of an Apple Makes Me Want to Run Away [BBC. November 2018]

Understanding Misophonia [Psychology Today. September 2018]

Misophonia: When Everyday Noises Ruin Your Life [Reader’s Digest. 2017]

Coping with Misophonia

The Deeply Isolating Life of a Misophone by Cris Edwards [Medium]

How to Talk About Misophonia by Cris Edwards [Medium]

Online Communities

Amino Apps offers an app for iOS and Android phones that includes a user-created community for people struggling with misophonia. This community tends to be geared to teens and young adults.

r/misophonia is the subreddit [a topic-based board on Reddit] for discussing misophonia. The subreddit has been very active for years.

Misophonia Podcast [Opens in Spotify] A weekly podcast created and hosted by Adeel Ahmad.

Medical Resources

Academic Sources

Context Influences How Individuals with Misophonia Respond to Sounds, [September, 2020] by M. Edelstein, B. Monk, V.S. Ramachandran, R. Rouw
:: An unpublished [at time of linking] study looking into how the severity of a misophonic reaction is influenced by situational context. The study also notes that sonically similar sounds can vary in misophonic activation.

Obsessed with Sound: An Investigation into Misophonia and Its Relation to Memory, [2020] by Michael A.Tollefsrud
:: A Master’s thesis looking at the anecdotal associations of misophonia and OCD, while delving further into memory and attention factors in misophonia.

Development and Psychometric Properties of MisoQuest—A New Self-Report Questionnaire for Misophonia, [March, 2020] by Marta Siepsiak, Andrzej ´Sliwerski, and Wojciech Łukasz Dragan
:: Results on the creation and testing of a new misophonia diagnostic questionnaire, MisoQuest, which seeks to remedy some of the problems with previous ones, based on more-recent research and understanding of misophonia as a unique disorder.

Severity of misophonia symptoms is associated with worse cognitive control when exposed to misophonia trigger sounds, [2019] by Emily C. Daniels, Andrew Rodriguez, & Darya L. Zabelina [PsyArXiv]

Misophonia is associated with altered brain activity in the auditory cortex and salience network. [2019] by Schröder, A., van Wingen, G., Eijsker, N., San Giorgi, R., et al. [Scientific Reports]

Misophonia – a review of research results and theoretical concepts [2019] by Marta Siepsiak and Wojciech Dragan [Psychiatria Polska]

Misophonia and Potential Underlying Mechanisms: A Perspective   [2018] by Palumbo, D. B., Alsalman, O., De Ridder, D., et al. [Frontiers in Psychology]

Misophonia: A scoping review of research [2018] by Iskra Potgieter, Carol MacDonald, Lucy Partridge, Rilana Cima, Jacqueline Sheldrake, and Derek J. Hoare [Journal of Clinical Psychology] Not available free online. Ask your librarian.

The Brain Basis for Misophonia, [2017] by Sukhbinder Kumar, Olana Tansley-Hancock, William Sedley, Phillip E. Gander, Doris-Eva Bamiou, Timothy D. Griffiths, et. al. [Current Biology]
:: A pioneering and often-cited study which showed that misophonia is likely a neurological disorder instead of a mental health disorder. Essential reading.

Misophonia: physiological investigations and case descriptions [2013] by Miren Edelstein, David Brang, Romke Rouw, and Vilayanur S. Ramachandran [Frontiers in Human Neuroscience]
:: An early study of misophonia intended to note the characteristics that are unique to the disorder, and to indicate areas where there is evidence for additional study needed.

Misophonia: Diagnostic Criteria for a New Psychiatric Disorder. [2013] by Schröder A, Vulink N, Denys D; PLoS ONE 8(1): e54706.
:: One of the first studies of people suffering from misophonia when the disorder was viewed as a likely psychiatric affliction as it outwardly resembles several known mental health conditions. Later studies [see above] altered that view, but the attempt to create diagnostic criteria and publish information for medical professionals was valuable. Study includes the proposed diagnostic criteria and the Amsterdam Misophonia Scale, a worksheet for assessment. Both are relevant and useful.