This isn’t the first time the community has been upset by a public portrayal of misophonia, and advocates have made great efforts to contact producers, journalists, etc. I don’t think there has been one time that any of us have received a response. However, yesterday I spoke with a very apologetic Breen Fraizer, a writer and executive producer for Criminal Minds who cared enough to take my call. I asked Mr. Frazier how the writers derive ideas and how they follow up with research. He explained to me that writing the show is a collaborative process, and that ideas often flow from real-life and personal experiences of the writers and actors. Someone may casually mention a psychological or psychiatric disorder that a relative or friend suffers from, and the writers’ job is to explain how this particular disorder (or sometimes traumatic event) might lead to serial murder. Mr. Frazier, again somewhat ruefully, adds that as a writer, he does have to imagine the extremes of … [Read more...] about Misophonia Was on Criminal Minds?