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3rd International Conference on Hyperacusis
Causes, Evaluation, Diagnosis and Treatment

6-7 July 2017, Guildford, UK  

Provisional Programme for ICH3 (6-7 July 2017, Guildford, UK)

 

Thursday 6th July 2017   

9:00-9:30

Registration & Refreshments

 

Session 1   

9:30-11:30

Hyperacusis-related distress

This is an interactive session helping clinicians to distinguish hyperacusis-related distress from the distress caused by other underling psychological disorders.             

Dr. Hashir Aazh, Royal Surrey County Hospital (UK)

11:30-12:00

Break

 

Session 2

12:00-13:00

Incidence of discomfort during pure-tone audiometry and measurement of uncomfortable loudness levels (ULLs) among people seeking help for tinnitus and/or hyperacusis 

Professor Brian C.J. Moore, Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge (UK)

Dr. Hashir Aazh, Royal Surrey County Hospital (UK)

13:00-14:00

Lunch break   

 

Session 3 

14:00-15:00

News about neurobiology of hyperacusis and tinnitus     

Professor Marlies Knipper, University Hospital Tübingen (Germany)  

15:00-15:30

Comparing the existing findings on brain substrate of hyperacusis and noise sensitivity

Dr. Marja Heinonen-Guzejev, Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki (Finland)    

15:30-16:00

Break

 

Session 4

16:00-16:30

Our “weak” is the same, our “strong” is not – verbal anchors and gain among those who regard ambient white noise as relatively intense.

Dr. Linus Andersson, Department of Psychology, Umeå University (Sweden)

16:30-17:00

The effects of ambient, continuous white noise exposure in hyperacusis

Johan Paulin, Department of Psychology, Umeå University (Sweden)

17:00-18:00

Neural correlates, underlying pathologies and audiologic characteristics of hyperacusis      

Professor Ali A. Danesh, Florida Atlantic University (USA)

19:00

Conference dinner

 

               

Friday 7th July 2017  

 

Session 1 

9:00-10:00

How cognitive training may shape the ear and mind? Insights about underlying mechanism of hyperacusis    

Professor Marlies Knipper, University Hospital Tübingen (Germany)

10:00-11:00

Hyperacusis, misophonia and tic disorders    

Professor Andrea E. Cavanna, Department of Neuropsychiatry, Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Trust and University of Birmingham (UK)

11:00-11:30

Break

 

Session 2

11:30-13:00

Audiologist-led cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) for tinnitus and hyperacusis

Dr. Hashir Aazh, Royal Surrey County Hospital (UK)

13:00-14:00

Lunch  

 

Session 3

14:00-14:30

Factors associated with depression in patients with tinnitus and hyperacusis    

Professor Brian C.J. Moore, Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge (UK)

Dr. Hashir Aazh, Royal Surrey County Hospital (UK)

14:30-15:00

Outcome of the audiologist-led CBT for tinnitus and hyperacusis

Anna Julia, Psychologist, Royal Surrey County Hospital (UK)   

15:00-15:30

Hyperacusis and other auditory manifestations in the Autism Spectrum Disorders

Professor Ali A. Danesh, Florida Atlantic University (USA)

15:30-16:00

Break

 

Session 4 

16:00-16:30

Neural oscillatory correlates of hyperacusis in chronic tinnitus

 Dr. Martin Schecklmann, Regensburg University (Germany) 

16:30-17:00

Conclusion