Category: Awareness

The International Misophonia Research Network (IMRN).

No, Misophonia is Not OCD, Stop Saying it Is

Misophonia is definitely not OCD. I say that, because I have both Misophonia and OCD, and yet some researchers are still conflating the two. I’m not entirely sure why researchers are so keen on misophonia being related with OCD. I’m not even sure why an OCD researcher would keep claiming this when the current science…
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The Relationship Between Misophonia and OCD

Misophonia and OCD are both neurologically-based disorders with emotional and behavioral components A person can have both misophonia and OCD However, not all people with OCD have misophonia, and not all people with misophonia have OCD The DSM 5 expanded the classification and criterion for OCD to “Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders” Within this category are…
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Confusion Surrounding Misophonia

Confusion. If I were to choose a word that perfectly explains the world of Misophonia, advocacy, and the pursuit of answers (particularly on Google Search), the word I would choose is without a doubt, confusion. The waters are often muddied by misinformation. Like all things in the modern world, Misophonia has been branded – however,…
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