2021 Misophonia Convention
We are gearing up for our annual convention and as always, you can expect fantastic presentations and opportunities to learn and to connect with others. Please save the date and keep your eye out for more information soon!
Our next online Misophonia Clinic to be in June
Please keep your eye out for more details soon!
Our first online misophonia clinic was well-received and attended by many this past Saturday, March 13th! If you were unable to attend you can now watch it on Youtube:
The Misophonia Association is a non-profit organization that was founded in October 2013 in Portland, Oregon after the first Misophonia Convention.
Goals and Mission
Education, Advocacy, Research, Support–in order to assist those who suffer from the condition of misophonia, as well as their families. We stand together in our rejection of bias, prejudice, and exclusion. We value respect, encouragement, professionalism and courteous speech and behavior. We recognize effort, intentions and accomplishment. We applaud helpfulness, positivity, and collaboration. We have made tremendous progress in the past few years.
Special offer for the 2020 Convention videos
OR you may want to order ALL the Convention Videos with this special offer!
In this research article, the authors inform us that patients with misophonia suffer from anger or disgust confronted with specific sounds and that avoidance of cue‐related situations results in social isolation and significant functional impairment. The authors continue with their description about the first randomized, controlled cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) trial for misophonia, evaluating the short‐ and long‐term efficacy.
You can read the full article at: https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/epdf/10.1002/da.23127
Published by the Official Journal of the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, December 2020
AUTHORS (All authors are with the Department of Psychiatry, Amsterdam UMC, Amsterdam Neuroscience, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands): Inge J. Jager, Nienke C. C. Vulink, Isidoor O. Bergfeld, Arnoud J. J. M. van Loon and Damian A. J. P. Denys
We are committed to our annual fall convention, where we present a platform for gathering current and potential researchers and clinicians, and work directly with those who suffer from misophonia along with their families. We continue to press for legitimate peer-reviewed professional research, and are committed to long-term dedicated and professional activities. See more here.
The very first convention was held in Portland, OR in 2013 with 55 attendees. In 2014, the 2nd convention was held in Orlando, FL; the 3rd in Chicago, IL in October of 2015 with nearly 200 people attending. In 2017, February, the 4th convention was held in Las Vegas, NV and in 2018, it was held in Bloomington, MN. The 6th convention was held in Denver, Colorado. Most recently, the 7th convention was held online October 8-10, 2020, our very first virtual conference.
Please continue to join us in our steady and mindful journey towards unbiased knowledge, effective treatment and a potential cure for misophonia. The Misophonia Association is funded with volunteer effort and donated time and funds. Our non-profit association’s goals and mission include Education, Advocacy, Research and Support.
Reach us by email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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