decreased sound tolerance

decreased sound tolerance

a condition of reduced tolerance for even low levels of sound.
See also: misophonia, phonophobia, hyperacusis.
References in periodicals archive ?
Scientifically, a better understanding of the brain's reaction to noise could help our understanding of medical conditions where people have a decreased sound tolerance such as hyperacusis, misophonia (literally a "hatred of sound") and autism when there is sensitivity to noise.
A better understanding of the brain's reaction to noise could help our understanding of medical conditions with which people have a decreased sound tolerance, such as hyperacusis, misophonia (literally "hatred of sound") and autism.

Full browser ?