Hyperacusis Top 10

  1. What is the most effective treatment approach for hyperacusis in Children?
  2. What is the prevalence of hyperacusis in a general population and other specific populations (e.g. people with autism, mental health issues, learning disabilities, hearing loss)?
  3. Are there different meaningful types of hyperacusis?
  4. What is the essential knowledge/training required for health professionals to appropriately refer or effectively manage hyperacusis?
  5. Which treatment approaches are the most effective for different types or severities of hyperacusis?
  6. Is hyperacusis due to physical or psychological issues or is a combination of both?
  7. Which psychological therapy (e.g. counselling, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, mindfulness) is the most effective for hyperacusis?
  8. What Management approach for hyperacusis is the most effective for adults/children with autism?
  9. What is the best way of using sound in therapy for hyperacusis?
  10. Which self-help interventions are effective for hyperacusis?

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