Current Issue Highlights


Towards a neurobiological understanding of pain in chronic pancreatitis: mechanisms and implications for treatment

Olesen, Søren S.; Krauss, Theresa; Demir, Ihsan Ekin; More

PAIN Reports. 2(6):e625, November/December 2017.


A tonic heat test stimulus yields a larger and more reliable conditioned pain modulation effect compared to a phasic heat test stimulus

Lie, Marie Udnesseter; Matre, Dagfinn; Hansson, Per; More

PAIN Reports. 2(6):e626, November/December 2017.

Evidence that dry eye is a comorbid pain condition in a U.S. veteran population

Lee, Charity J.; Levitt, Roy C.; Felix, Elizabeth R.; More

PAIN Reports. 2(6):e629, November/December 2017.


Development of a risk stratification and prevention index for stratified care in chronic low back pain. Focus: yellow flags (MiSpEx network)

Wippert, Pia-Maria; Puschmann, Anne-Katrin; Drießlein, David; More

PAIN Reports. 2(6):e623, November/December 2017.

Post-traumatic stress symptom clusters in acute whiplash associated disorder and their prediction of chronic pain-related disability

Maujean, Annick; Gullo, Matthew J.; Andersen, Tonny Elmose; More

PAIN Reports. 2(6):e631, November/December 2017.


Vagus nerve stimulation inhibits trigeminal nociception in a rodent model of episodic migraine

Hawkins, Jordan L.; Cornelison, Lauren E.; Blankenship, Brian A.; More

PAIN Reports. 2(6):e628, November/December 2017.


Impact of patient information leaflets on pain medication intake behavior: a pilot study

Schmitz, Julia; Kamping, Sandra; Wiegratz, Janine; More

PAIN Reports. 2(6):e620, November/December 2017.


Complex regional pain syndrome–up-to-date

Birklein, Frank; Dimova, Violeta

PAIN Reports. 2(6):e624, November/December 2017.


2017 is IASP Global Year Against Pain After Surgery. This year-long initiative raises international awareness and offers resources for pain researchers and clinicians. Read more on the IASP website.


Articles published in PAIN in 2017 related to postsurgical pain are marked with an indicator and added to the Pain After Surgery Article Collection, which also includes related articles that appeared in the journal in recent years.

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Pain in Dementia

Stefan Lautenbacher, Stephen J. Gibson BBSc(Hon), PhD, MAPsS

With the help of Pain in Dementia, you can learn new ways to give dementia patients a better quality of life through identifying the source of their pain and recommending the most effective treatment options

Pain 2016 Refresher Courses: 16th World Congress on Pain

Claudia L Sommer MD, Steven P Cohen , Michaela Kress , Mark S Wallace

Presented at the 16th World Congress on Pain in Yokohama, Japan, in September 2016, these papers represent the thinking of the world's top pain scientists and clinicians

Pain in the Joints

Serge Perrot and Lars Arendt-Nielsen

A comprehensive overview of joint pain, including its assessment, mechanisms, and treatment options