Priority 3 from the Hyperacusis PSP

UNCERTAINTY: Are there different meaningful types of hyperacusis? (JLA PSP Priority 3)
Overall ranking 3
JLA question ID 0075/3
Explanatory note Not available for this PSP

None identified

Health Research Classification System category Ear
Extra information provided by this PSP
Original uncertainty examples Is there a universal definition of hyperacusis? ~ Do different causes result in different mechanisms of hyperacusis? ~ A lot of people [ with normal hearing] find certain noises quite unpleasant eg, the scraping of chalk on a blackboard/ sound of rubbing on a balloon/high pitched screeching  - is hyperacusis simply an even greater sensitivity related to the same cause ? ~ How can be better characterize the sub-types of hyperacusis?
Submitted by Healthcare Professionals x 9  ~  Patients x 16  ~  Parents x 2  ~  Carer x 1 ~ Education x 1 ~ Other x 1 ~ N/A x 1
PSP information
PSP unique ID 0075
PSP name Hyperacusis
Total number of uncertainties identified by this PSP. 85  (To see a full list of all uncertainties identified, please see the detailed spreadsheet held on the JLA website)
Date of priority setting workshop 23 July 2018