Anxiety only enters the picture once a patient’s symptoms have become so acute and persistent that they are impairing their ability to function normally. Usually, this manifests as the patient isolating themselves socially from fear of the suffering imposed by their symptoms.
Misophonia is a highly complex condition. Initially, many scientists were skeptical that it even existed. Eventually, though, they started to accept and know more about this ailment. Today, researchers continue seeking a better understanding to help sufferers.