decreased sound tolerance

decreased sound tolerance

a condition of reduced tolerance for even low levels of sound.
See also: misophonia, phonophobia, hyperacusis.
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Authors described hyperacusis as "a reduction of normal tolerance for everyday sounds" [38], "decreased sound tolerance" [24], "lowered threshold for sound tolerance" [50], or "the collapse of loudness tolerance" [43].
Jastreboff, "Treatments for decreased sound tolerance (hyperacusis and misophonia)," Seminars in Hearing, vol.
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.

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