Tinnitus retraining therapy: a different view on tinnitus.

  title={Tinnitus retraining therapy: a different view on tinnitus.},
  author={Pawel J. Jastreboff and Margaret M. Jastreboff},
  journal={ORL; journal for oto-rhino-laryngology and its related specialties},
  volume={68 1},
  pages={23-9; discussion 29-30}
Tinnitus retraining therapy (TRT) is a method for treating tinnitus and decreased sound tolerance, based on the neurophysiological model of tinnitus. This model postulates involvement of the limbic and autonomic nervous systems in all cases of clinically significant tinnitus and points out the importance of both conscious and subconscious connections, which are governed by principles of conditioned reflexes. The treatments for tinnitus and misophonia are based on the concept of extinction of… CONTINUE READING