Misophonia appears to be a neurologically based disorder in which certain auditory stimuli are misinterpreted as dangerous.
Individuals with misophonia are set off, or “triggered” by repetitive, patterned-based sounds, such as chewing, coughing, pencil tapping, sneezing, etc.
Some individuals with misophonia also describe visual triggers.These stimuli, or triggers, cause severe physiological and emotional stress
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