Treatments for Decreased Sound Tolerance (Hyperacusis and Misophonia)

  title={Treatments for Decreased Sound Tolerance (Hyperacusis and Misophonia)},
  author={Pawel J. Jastreboff and Margaret M. Jastreboff},
  journal={Seminars in Hearing},
Decreased sound tolerance (DST) is an underappreciated condition that affects the lives of a significant portion of the general population. [] Key Result Out of201patients withDST,165(82%) showed significant improvement. Of 56 patients with hyperacusis (with or without misophonia), 45 (80%) showed significant improvement. This proportion was higher for the group with hyperacusis and concurrent misophonia (33 of 39, or 85%) and lower for patients with hyperacusis only (13 of 17, or 76%).

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