Decreased sound tolerance: hyperacusis, misophonia, diplacousis, and polyacousis.

  title={Decreased sound tolerance: hyperacusis, misophonia, diplacousis, and polyacousis.},
  author={Pawel J. Jastreboff and Margaret M. Jastreboff},
  journal={Handbook of clinical neurology},
Definitions, potential mechanisms, and treatments for decreased sound tolerance, hyperacusis, misophonia, and diplacousis are presented with an emphasis on the associated physiologic and neurophysiological processes and principles. A distinction is made between subjects who experience these conditions versus patients who suffer from them. The role of the limbic and autonomic nervous systems and other brain systems involved in cases of bothersome decreased sound tolerance is stressed. The… CONTINUE READING
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