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Autismtoday.site.mobi. Where to find the latest misophonia studies and research papers - Allergic to Sound. The best way to increase our understanding of misophonia and find effective treatments is to focus on the research. It’s great that misophonia has been getting more press recently, but we’re in danger of falling into a bit of an information loop… with the same tired old “anger” and “rage” soundbites being thrown around.

This is a fascinating and complex condition and the more you learn about it the more interesting and less ‘freak show’ it becomes. I’ll always try to post links to relevant reports and papers on this site (and you can access these here) but if you’re keen to do your own research, and you’re feeling adventurous, here are a few places you can look.

(Indeed you can use these resources to find research and studies in any field). Google Scholar Google Scholar The first place to head to is Google Scholar. This is like the ‘normal’ Google, but it’s purely for academic studies. Jurn Jurn Here’s another, similar deal to Google Scholar. Sci Hub Sci Hub The last one is more controversial. What It’s Like When Minor Noises Drive You Crazy -- Science of Us. In 2002 Margaret and Pawel Jastreboff — a married research team from Emory University — coined the term misophonia, for “hatred of sound.” It describes a condition which causes the sufferer to develop extreme feelings of anger in response to certain noises – noises that don’t bother anyone else – with the specific triggers varying from person to person.

In 2013, a Dutch study of 42 people afflicted with the condition demonstrated that the main triggers were sounds produced by the body: think chewing, lip-smacking, swallowing; breathing, nostril noises, sneezing, or knuckle-cracking. They discovered that the average age of onset was 13 years old and the most common response these people had to trigger sounds was irritation followed by anger and, eventually, total disgust. (The disorder should not be confused with phonophobia, which refers to fear of loud noises.) Which can make it hard for misophobes to get any sympathy — most people just consider them easily annoyed.

I listen to music. Misophonia - Wikipedia. Misophonia, literally "hatred of sound," is a putative disorder of uncertain classification in which negative emotions, thoughts, and physical reactions are triggered by specific sounds. It is also called "soft sound sensitivity syndrome," "select sound sensitivity syndrome" ("4S"), "decreased sound tolerance," and "sound-rage. "[1][2] Misophonia is not recognized as a disorder by standard diagnostic criteria in the DSM-5 or the ICD-10, and there is little research on its prevalence or treatment. Misophonia can adversely affect ability to achieve life goals and to enjoy social situations. Classification[edit] The diagnosis of misophonia is not recognized in the DSM IV or the ICD 10, and it is not classified as a hearing, neurological, or psychiatric disorder.[3] It is not included in the DSM-5.[4] It may be a form of sound–emotion synesthesia, and has parallels with some anxiety disorders.[1] Signs and symptoms[edit] There is little evidence-based research available on misophonia.

How data brokers sell your health information online. The next time you visit WebMD to look up a mysterious and troubling medical symptom, consider this: You’ve probably just sent information about yourself to data brokers, who will in turn sell it to credit bureaus, advertisers, and other parties. It’s all completely legal because it’s a highly profitable industry. In part, we can thank our obsession with free website add-ons and applications, including those that run in the background, for that—and we can also credit lack of consumer awareness. Here’s how it works: Any website you visit has embedded applications and tools, installed for a variety of purposes. One of the most common is a hit counter, which looks at the number of hits on any given page and also monitors their referrers—like search terms or other sites. Many sites also run advertisements and maintain applications like social sharing buttons to make it easy for visitors to share information on Facebook, Twitter, and elsewhere.

If it means selling out their users, so be it. How Data Brokers Make Money Off Your Medical Records. For decades researchers have run longitudinal studies to gain new insights into health and illness. By regularly recording information about the same individuals' medical history and care over many years, they have, for example, shown that lead from peeling paint damages children's brains and bodies and have demonstrated that high blood pressure and cholesterol levels contribute to heart disease and stroke. To this day, some of the original (and now at least 95-year-old) participants in the famous Framingham Heart Study, which began in 1948, still provide health information to study investigators. Health researchers are not the only ones, however, who collect and analyze medical data over long periods. A growing number of companies specialize in gathering longitudinal information from hundreds of millions of hospitals' and doctors' records, as well as from prescription and insurance claims and laboratory tests.

Pooling all these data turns them into a valuable commodity. Common OmniFocus Pitfalls and How to Avoid Them - Learn OmniFocus. Did you start out using OmniFocus with a great deal of enthusiasm, but end up getting bogged down along the way? For years I’ve had the privilege of providing OmniFocus coaching and consulting to people all over the world. When people contact me for the first time they often compliment OmniFocus’ outstanding design, and quickly add that they don’t feel like they’re using it as effectively as they could be. Based on these experiences, here’s a synopsis of the the most common pitfalls that people tend to encounter when using OmniFocus.

I’ve also included some suggestions on how to surmount these challenges or, better yet, avoid them in the first place. I’ve included references to some of the content here on Learn OmniFocus and, unless otherwise noted, the referenced articles and videos are available to everyone. Issue: OmniFocus Has Become a Dumping Ground Overview The most common issue that I observe is people trying to use OmniFocus for too many things.

Best Practices Resources. How to Organize and Focus Your Life Using OmniFocus - iOS Etc. This is my story of how I started to organize and bring focus to my life using OmniFocus and “Getting Things Done” by David Allen. I have all kinds of future projects due at work and home, and they keep piling up before my very eyes. I have to remember to do all these things for family events that happen a few times a week. My daughter just brought home a list of things they need to bring to school from now until the last day of school. Including favorite stuffed animal day, crazy hair day and wear your pajamas to school day. All kinds of bills are due and they are always on different days.

And there seems to be an endless amount of Birthday’s and Anniversaries to keep track of in order not to be that guy that forgets everything. Sounds like a lot? How did I stumble upon OmniFocus? This system is explained in a book called “Getting Things Done” by David Allen. Until I found OmniFocus. What is this OmniFocus you speak of? The Only Con The conclusion is… Lifehacker. 5.2-strategies-for-teaching-pupils-with-PDA. Pda awareness matters booklet 2016 revised edition web version. Parenting the PDA Way. EDA Q scoring. Spring 4th Davis. Swinging Los Angeles: L.A.’s Forgotten Role as a Psychedelic Rock Mecca. The counterculture of the late 1960s was remarkably eclectic.

What enabled this groundbreaking, multi-pronged movement to entrance the nation from Greenwich Village to Haight-Ashbury was the surprising intersectionality among its disparate strands, ranging from civil rights and second-wave feminism to anti-war activism. Above all, these pressing social concerns and fiery protests were accompanied by one of the most astoundingly rich soundtracks in modern history. Contemporary listeners may view the works of Bob Dylan, The Beatles, Motown et al to be overrated and overhyped. It is easy to surmise that baby boomers are simply viewing the past through rose-tinted glasses.

However, it is clear that the 1960s was equally a decade of hummable, infectious bubblegum and socially conscious poetry, both of which miraculously reached wide audiences. The Byrds and The Mamas & The Papas: Blending Folk and Rock, Pop and Psychedelia, in Incandescent Harmony Works Cited Doggett, Peter. Hodgkinson, Mike. The Drug That Helped Turn the Beatles into the World's Greatest Band. Thursday, August 14, 2014 at 8:42 a.m. The Beatles left Liverpool for Hamburg in August of 1960. By the end of the 39 weeks they played there on four trips from 1960 to December 1962, Beatles biographer Mark Lewisohn estimates, the band played about 1,110 hours. On one trip to Germany, the band played 415 hours in 14 weeks. That's a dream job for a bunch of teenagers.

See also: Rappers and Ravers: Quit Glorifying Drugs That Kill Officially known as phenmetrazine and sold under the name Predulin, the drug was popular in Europe in the late 1950s and early 1960s. Old speed freaks wax nostalgic about prellies like they do every drug that's no longer around. Lewinson's book, the first of the All These Years trilogy, is an exhaustive look at the savage young Beatles. George Harrison and Sutcliffe were regular users of prellies, but John Lennon was the heaviest in the group. There's a photo of four early Beatles (John, Paul, George and Pete) posing with prellies, looking maniacal. Adzenys MG. Self-Help Publications & Materials | Anxiety and Depression Association of America, ADAA.

Our ADAA members author excellent self-help books about anxiety and mood disorders, OCD, and PTSD. Published by ADAA Purchase the ADAA publications below and download or request informational brochures. Facing Panic: Self-Help for People With Panic Attacks by R. Reid Wilson, PhD Silver Spring, MD: ADAA: 2003. ($15.00) Download the charts in this book to help you practice and track the skills you learn to overcome your panic.

Purchase the Kindle version. Triumph Over Shyness: Conquering Social Anxiety Disorder Second Edition, by Murray B. Look inside: Read excerpts from this book. Self-help books and materials authored by ADAA experts, available through online sites. Anxiety (general) Almost Anxious: Is My (or My Loved One’s) Worry or Distress a Problem? Anxiety Fight (2-disc DVD program), by Charles R. The Anxiety Solution Series: Your Guide to Overcoming Panic, Worry, Compulsions and Fear (9 audio discs), by Ken Goodman, LCSW. Bonus! Children and Teens Anxiety and OCD at School. Depression.

Mediators and Moderators of Long-term Effects of Violent Video Games on Aggressive Behavior:  Practice, Thinking, and Action | May 01, 2014 | JAMA Pediatrics | JAMA Network. Corresponding Author: Douglas A. Gentile, PhD, Department of Psychology, Iowa State University, W112 Lagomarcino Hall, Ames, IA 50011 (dgentile@iastate.edu). Accepted for Publication: January 8, 2014. Published Online: March 24, 2014. doi:10.1001/jamapediatrics.2014.63. Author Contributions: Drs Gentile and Khoo had full access to all of the data in the study and take responsibility for the integrity of the data and the accuracy of the data analysis.

Study concept and design: Gentile, Khoo, Anderson. Acquisition of data: Li, Khoo. Analysis and interpretation of data: Gentile, Li, Prot. Drafting of the manuscript: Gentile, Li, Prot. Critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content: Gentile, Khoo, Anderson. Statistical analysis: Gentile, Li, Prot, Anderson. Obtained funding: Khoo. Administrative, technical, and material support: Gentile, Li, Khoo. Study supervision: Khoo. Conflict of Interest Disclosures: None reported. Mediators and Moderators of Long-term Effects of Violent Video Games on Aggressive Behavior:  Practice, Thinking, and Action | May 01, 2014 | JAMA Pediatrics | JAMA Network. How to set up a static IP address on your Xbox 360. It is very important to setup a static IP address, if you are going to use port forwarding.

When you set up port forwarding, your router forwards ports to an IP address that you specify. Without setting up a static IP address port forwarding will probably work when you initially set it up, but after restarting your Xbox 360 it may get a different IP address. When this happens the ports will no longer be forwarded to your Xbox 360's IP address. So the port forwarding configuration will not work. What is an IP address? IP addresses are four sets of numbers separated by periods that allow computers to identify each other. Every computer has at least one IP address, and two devices should never have the same IP address. Dynamic vs Static IPs Most routers assign dynamic IP addresses by default. Setting up a static IP for your Xbox 360. Step 1: Turn on your Xbox 360. Step 2: Use the right bumper on your controller to scroll over to the Settigns category heading. My View of Radical Unschooling | Pathological Demand Avoidance Syndrome an autism spectrum condition.

As a parent of a child with PDA I decided through trial and error to follow a path of ‘Radical Unschooling’. This means that my child is not controlled by others or by outside forces and that I allow her to be independent in mind or judgement and self directed. She is free, as much as possible, from external control and constraint. For a child that avoids all demands made on her to a ‘Pathological level’ this has proved to be a rather successful option for us. By placing no controls over her she has, for the most part, set her own boundaries and her level of general compliance, ability to meet others half way, use of inappropriate language and overall behaviour has improved beyond my wildest dreams. So what does this actual mean in laymen’s terms? Well basically I very much treat and allow my child the same rights as an adult. Instead I choose to support, guide and assist her to modify her behaviour. Giving her full control over her life and me actually caused the reverse to happen.

U.S. Government Bookstore. Publications.USA.gov Main Page. What is pathological demand avoidance? - NAS. PDA (pathological demand avoidance) is a behaviour profile within the autism spectrum. We explain what PDA is, the characteristics of PDA and how to begin the assessment process. We also look at guidelines for parents and education staff. What is pathological demand avoidance? Pathological demand avoidance (PDA) is increasingly, but not universally, accepted as a behaviour profile that is seen in some individuals on the autism spectrum. People with a demand avoidant profile share difficulties with others on the autism spectrum in social communication, social interaction and restricted and repetitive patterns of behaviours, activities or interests. However, those who present with this particular diagnostic profile are driven to avoid everyday demands and expectations to an extreme extent. Features of a demand avoidant profile Autism is dimensional and the different profiles affect people in varying ways and to different degrees.

The distinctive features of a demand avoidant profile include: Good Autism Practice, a journal from BILD, the British Institute of Learning Disabilities. Keep up to date with the best in good autism practice Do you work or live with a child or adult with an autistic spectrum condition? If so, Good Autism Practice is for you. Including peer reviewed articles written by practitioners, academics, parents and people with autism, the journal encourages good and innovative practice in supporting children and adults with autism and Asperger’s syndrome. Good Autism Practice is edited by experienced academics and papers are peer reviewed prior to publication by people working and researching in the field.

It is of interest to people who have autism and parents, as well as practitioners in health, education and social care in the public, independent and voluntary sectors. Comments from GAP subscribers: "I like the practical nature of the journal and the fact that practitioners at every level can make a contribution and be valued for it" "Up to date research and articles reflecting current good practice - lots to think about. " Helen Blatchford. 5.2 strategies for teaching pupils with PDA. Autism 2014 O?Nions 538 44. Autism. EN 05 10024. Booklet. Choosing. EN 05 10026. Cguide. Cguide. QF 15-5511. Pdf5131. Pdf9801. Art%3A10.1007%2Fs00787 015 0740 2. CD School Brochure - Information. CD School Brochure Information. Pathological Demand Avoidance Syndrome - The PDA Resource - PDFs, Files & Books.

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