What’s Up Doc: What is misophonia?

Q: What is misophonia?A: The medical definition of misophonia (from the Greek “miso” and “phone” meaning “hate” and “voice”) is “a rare disorder in which certain sounds provoke extreme reactions that may be interpreted as unreasonable for the circumstances.” Specifically, misophonia is not that a sound is annoying to the patient (so this is not just cringing when someone scrapes their fingernails across a [...]
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