Publications & News
April 13, 2021 — IASP Pain Research Forum Introduces 2021 CorrespondentsThe International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP) Pain Research Forum (PRF), a virtual meeting place for investigators in academia, industry, medicine, and other fields, introduce its third cohort of correspondents today.
March 18, 2021 — IASP Position Statement on the Use of Cannabinoids to Treat PainThe International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP) said in a statement today that due to a lack of evidence from high quality research, it does not endorse the general use of cannabinoids to treat pain. IASP has also published a list of research priorities which need to be addressed in order to properly determine the potential efficacy, and to confirm the safety of, cannabinoids when used in the treatment of pain.
PAIN is an official journal of IASP. Published monthly, it contains original research on the nature, mechanisms, and treatment of pain. It is cited in Current Contents and Index Medicus. This peer-reviewed journal is available only to IASP members as a membership benefit.View Latest Issue Previous Issues Submit a Manuscript
PAIN Reports is an official IASP publication. An online, open access, multidisciplinary journal, PAIN Reports promotes a global, rapid, and readily accessible forum that advances clinical, applied, and basic research on pain. The journal publishes full-length articles as well as brief reports, reviews, meta-analyses, meeting proceedings, and selected case reports.View Latest Issue Previous Issues Submit a Manuscript
PAIN: Clinical Updates
PAIN: Clinical Updates provides clinicians with timely and accurate information about pain management and therapy. Each issue addresses a topic of interest to practitioners in various specialties. PAIN: Clinical Updates is a channel of PAIN Reports as well as a section within that journal. Previous editions on a wide array of topics appear in the archives below.
Persistent postsurgical pain in children and young people: prediction, prevention, and management
Issue Date: September 2017
Glyn Williams MBBS FRCA MD FFPMRCA, Richard F Howard MBBS FRCA FFPMRCA, Christina Liossi
Preventing and treating medication overuse headache
Issue Date: June 2017
Karl B. Alstadhaug, MD, PhD, Hilde K. Ofte, MD, PhD, Espen S. Kristoffersen, MD, PhD
IASP Pain Research Forum
The IASP Pain Research Forum (PRF) is an interactive web community of basic, translational, and clinical pain researchers working to elucidate the basic neurobiology of chronic pain and translate that knowledge into new treatments for patients.
RELIEF, PRF’s companion site, translates the latest pain research findings into accessible language suitable for patients and the broader public.
Visit the IASP Bookstore for the latest books on pain research and treatment. Members receive discounts on books like these:
Claudia L. Sommer, Mark S. Wallace, Steven P. Cohen, Michaela Kress
Stefan Lautenbacher, Stephen J. Gibson
Lars Arendt-Nielsen, Serge Perrot