Resources for Misophonia

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Misophonia Treatment Survey

The purpose of this survey is to collect data and responses from misophonia sufferers and parents about the treatments they have been offered and received on misophonia. We do not advocate or endorse any treatments. If you have received more than one type of treatment, please resubmit a separate entry for each (you can refresh…
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Seeking Editors and Peer Reviewers for Academic Journal

The International Misophonia Foundation is in the process of founding an academic journal for misophonia research. The largest part of this process is creating a fully-functional, open-source, peer review website and journal for academic papers. In order to succeed in this mission we will need Editors (academic), Peer reviewers (misophonia researchers), and Copy editors (grammar,…
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The Need for a Compassionate Model for Treating Emotions Surrounding Misophonia Beyond CBT

Developing a model for Misophonia is not an easy charge. Misophonia has been shown to have a brain basis and potentially mirror neurons involved (Kumar, 2021). At this time, psychologists have been using treatments such as Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, but follow-ups have not been showing prolonged results. More importantly, for those who have Misophonia, these…
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An Interview with Shaylynn Hayes-Raymond on Why She Felt the Need to Start a Misophonia Nonprofit

Why do you think there needed to be a nonprofit for Misophonia? Over the last decade, I’ve worked as an advocate for Misophonia by writing books, starting Misophonia International, and then creating coping skills classes with Dr. Jennifer Jo Brout. Through this time, I have always been dedicated to providing accurate information on Misophonia and…
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Why I’m Starting a Misophonia Non Profit

The International Misophonia Foundation is a project that means a lot to me, Shaylynn Hayes-Raymond. As the co-founder of Misophonia International, and the remaining owner, I had questions about where my journey was going to lead following 8 years of advocacy. I feel as though Misophonia International has provided valuable information over the past decade,…
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Misophonia International is Officially Joining the International Misophonia Foundation!

Misophonia International is proud to join the upcoming nonprofit The International Misophonia Foundation. As of September 1st, 2023, Misophonia International will now be operating as an extension of the IMF. We are excited to be on this journey for a better understanding of Misophonia for the public and research/clinical community. The International Misophonia foundation is…
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The Deep Emotional Trenches of Misophonia and Lawnmowers

Lately I’m having a hard time accepting Misophonia. There has been an onslaught of triggers during the summer months. This is made worse by living in army housing, where mowing the lawn is not only mandatory, but not complying is penalized by fines and the army itself getting involved. On the weekends, soldiers mow their…
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How to Ask People to Stop Triggering You Without Being a “Karen”

The word Karen is one that haunts my nightmares. As a person with misophonia I am constantly uncomfortable and feeling like the world is against me. I don’t want to feel this way, but it’s a fact that many of the sounds that trigger misophonia and the visuals that trigger misokinesia, are ones that are…
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Is Misophonia the same as Misokinesia?

One question I am asked now and then is “how to visual triggers relate to Misophonia?” and while that’s a great question, and one I wish I knew the answer to, it’s unfortunately one that we do not know. In 2014, Schröder proposed the term misokinesia for visual triggers that were present in patients that…
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Are Cheap Earplugs and Headphones from China Worth it for Misophonia? Yes!

For those who haven’t heard of the widely popular new shopping app “Temu”, or for those who have, but were worried about buying cheaply made products from China, this article is for you. This article is not about the ethics of Temu, if you’re interested in that, you can read here. I’ve been shopping (and…
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Submissions Wanted: Interview for Upcoming Book on Misophonia and Marriage

Shaylynn Hayes (Raymond) is seeking submissions in the form of interview answers for an upcoming book on Misophonia and Marriage (or long term relationships). This interview is for either the person with misophonia, or the person without it. If both partners wish to fill out the interview, they should do-so separately! The following is an…
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Help us Grow Our Non Profit

As we start our journey toward becoming an officially registered nonprofit, we are asking members of the misophonia community to help us realize this dream. Through your financial support we can pay for essential start up costs such as government filings, administrative software, and other technical necessities. We welcome and appreciate all support!

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