Current Issue Highlights


A new role of growth hormone and insulin growth factor receptor type 1 in neonatal inflammatory nociception

Manzano-García, Alfredo; Gamal-Eltrabily, Mohammed

PAIN Reports . 2(4):e608, July/August 2017.


Interpersonal behavior in anticipation of pain: a naturalistic study of behavioral mimicry prior to surgery

Ashton-James, Claire E.; Tybur, Joshua M.; Forouzanfar, Tymour

PAIN Reports . 2(4):e605, July/August 2017.

  • 2017 Global Year

Differences in opioid prescribing in low back pain patients with and without depression: a cross-sectional study of a national sample from the United States

Smith, Joyce A.; Fuino, Robert L.; Pesis-Katz, Irena; More

PAIN Reports . 2(4):e606, July/August 2017.


Effect of the spider toxin Tx3-3 on spinal processing of sensory information in naive and neuropathic rats: an in vivo electrophysiological study

Dalmolin, Gerusa D.; Bannister, Kirsty; Gonçalves, Leonor; More

PAIN Reports . 2(4):e610, July/August 2017.

  • Editor's Choice

Rat model of cancer-induced bone pain: changes in nonnociceptive sensory neurons in vivo

Zhu, Yong Fang; Ungard, Robert; Zacal, Natalie; More

PAIN Reports . 2(4):e603, July/August 2017.


“Are perioperative opioids obsolete?” Proceedings of an IASP Acute Pain Special Interest Group Satellite Symposium September 25, 2016 Yokohama, Japan

Carr, Daniel B.; Cohen, Robert I.

PAIN Reports . 2(4):e604, July/August 2017.


Acute pain management in patients with drug dependence syndrome

Quinlan, Jane; Cox, Felicia

PAIN Reports . 2(4):e611, July/August 2017.

Preventing and treating medication overuse headache

Alstadhaug, Karl B.; Ofte, Hilde K.; Kristoffersen, Espen S.

PAIN Reports . 2(4):e612, July/August 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