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Misophonia: When sounds really do make you “crazy”

By: James Cartreine, PhD, Contributing Editor You hear your spouse breathing nearby and you instantly get angry. Your 6-year-old yawns and it triggers a fight-or-flight reaction in you. You avoid restaurants because you canít stand the sound of chewing. Sounds other people donít even seem to notice, drive you up a wall. You might have misophonia. What is misophonia? …

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