see hyperacusis.

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  • hyperacusis —    Also known as hyperacusis dolorosa, auditory hyperaesthesia, dysacusis, dysauris, loudness discomfort, loudness intolerance, over recruitment, pseudo recruitment, and phonophobia. The term hyperacusis comes from the Greek words huper (to… …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

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