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Special thanks to David Baguley for bringing this to our attention.  Below are the 10 research priorities followed by the supporting link to the study.

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 (eg, people with autism, mental health issues, learning disabilities,
or hearing loss)?
3. Are there different meaningful types of hyperacusis?
4. What is the essential knowledge and training required for health professionals to
appropriately refer or effectively manage hyperacusis?
5. Which treatment approaches are most effective for different types or severities of
6. Is hyperacusis due to physical or psychological issues or is it a combination of both?
7. Which psychological therapy (eg, counselling, cognitive behavioural therapy, or
mindfulness) is most effective for hyperacusis?
8. What management approach for hyperacusis is most effective for adults and
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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