Pain

This journal is the official publication of the International Association for the Study of Pain and publishes original research on the nature, mechanisms and treatment of pain. The journal provides a forum for the dissemination of research in the basic and clinical sciences of multidisciplinary interest.

Publisher
Elsevier
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Bothersome pain afflicts half of older Americans

More than half of older adults in the United States – an estimated 18.7 million people – have experienced bothersome pain in the previous month, impairing their physical function and underscoring the need for public health ...

Dec 02, 2013
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Oxycodone preferred by majority of drug abusers

(Medical Xpress)—A nationwide survey of opioid drug abusers in rehab indicates that because of the high it produces, the prescription painkiller oxycodone is the most popular drug of choice. Hydrocodone, ...

Nov 26, 2013
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Predicting who will have chronic pain

Abnormalities in the structure of the brain predispose people to develop chronic pain after a lower back injury, according to new Northwestern Medicine research. The findings could lead to changes in the way physicians treat ...

Sep 17, 2013
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Does chronic pain affect a spouse's sleep?

Research suggests that a patient's chronic pain affects a spouse's emotional well-being and marital satisfaction. In a novel study of behavioral health outcomes published in the journal Pain, researchers examined the effect ...

Aug 15, 2013
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Putting the brakes on pain

Neuropathic pain—pain that results from a malfunction in the nervous system—is a daily reality for millions of Americans. Unlike normal pain, it doesn't go away after the stimulus that provoked it ends, and it also behaves ...

Aug 05, 2013
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