Pain Related Journals

Cephalalgia

Cephalalgia contains original peer reviewed papers on all aspects of headache. The journal provides an international forum for original research papers, review articles and short communications. Published monthly on behalf of the International Headache Society, Cephalalgia’s rapid review averages 2 ½ weeks from author submission to first decision.

Clinical Journal of Pain

The Clinical Journal of Pain explores all aspects of pain and its effective treatment, bringing readers the insights of leading anesthesiologists, surgeons, internists, neurologists, orthopedists, psychiatrists and psychologists, clinical pharmacologists, and rehabilitation medicine specialists. This peer-reviewed journal presents timely and thought-provoking articles on clinical dilemmas in pain management; valuable diagnostic procedures; promising new pharmacological, surgical, and other therapeutic modalities; psychosocial dimensions of pain; and ethical issues of concern to all medical professionals. The journal also publishes Special Topic issues on subjects of particular relevance to the practice of pain medicine.

European Journal of Pain Supplements

The European Journal of Pain (EJP) is the official journal of the European Pain Federation EFIC®. It is a multidisciplinary, international journal that aims to be a global forum on all aspects of pain research and pain management. The journal publishes clinical and basic science research papers relevant to all aspects of pain and its management, including specialties such as anaesthesia, dentistry, neurology and neurosurgery, orthopaedics, palliative care, pharmacology, physiology, psychiatry, psychology and rehabilitation; socio-economic aspects of pain are also covered.

Headache: The Journal of Head and Face Pain

Headache: The Journal of Head and Face Pain publishes original articles on all aspects of head and face pain including communications on clinical and basic research, diagnosis and management, epidemiology, genetics, and pathophysiology of primary and secondary headaches, cranial neuralgias, and pains referred to the head and face. Ten issues annually feature original research investigations, review articles, case reports, short communications, letters to the editor, and news items regarding AHS plus medicolegal and socioeconomic aspects of head pain. Headache is the official journal of the American Headache Society®.

Journal of Opioid Management

Journal of Opioid Management is a peer-reviewed, professional journal that addresses all aspects of the safe use and management of opioids. The Journal provides guidance to physicians and healthcare professionals on how to safely prescribe and responsibly manage these important drugs.

Journal of Pain Research

An international, peer-reviewed, open access, online journal that welcomes laboratory and clinical findings in the fields of pain research and the prevention and management of pain. Original research, reviews, symposium reports, hypothesis formation and commentaries are all considered for publication. This journal is a member of and subscribes to the principles of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE).

Journal of Pain and Symptom Management

The Journal of Pain and Symptom Managementis an international, peer-reviewed journal and is the leading forum for publication of new research and clinical information related to palliative care and pain management. It is the Official Journal of the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine and the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization. For more than 20 years, the Journal of Pain and Symptom Management has advanced the disciplines of palliative care and pain management through publication of original articles describing both quantitative and qualitative research; narrative and systematic reviews; special articles; practice reports; columns; and letters. It is the major resource for dissemination of new scientific findings in palliative care.

Journal of Palliative Medicine

Journal of Palliative Medicine is the premier peer-reviewed journal covering medical, psychosocial, policy, and legal issues in end-of-life care and relief of suffering for patients with intractable pain. The Journal presents essential information for professionals in hospice/palliative medicine, focusing on improving quality of life for patients and their families, and the latest developments in drug and non-drug treatments.

The companion biweekly eNewsletter, Briefings in Palliative Medicine, delivers the latest breaking news and information to keep clinicians and health care providers continuously updated.

Molecular Pain

Molecular Pain is a peer-reviewed, open access journal that considers manuscripts in pain research at the cellular, subcellular and molecular levels. Molecular Pain provides a forum for molecular pain scientists to communicate their research findings in a targeted manner to others in this important and growing field. The field of molecular pain research has been rapidly expanding in recent years, and has great promise for the identification of highly specific and effective targets for the treatment of intractable pain.  Molecular pain research addresses physiological and pathological pain at all levels whilst integrating pain research with molecular biology, genomics, proteomics, modern electrophysiology and neurobiology. Although several existing journals publish articles on classical pain research, none are specifically dedicated to molecular aspects of the field.

New England Journal of Medicine

The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) is the world’s leading medical journal and website. Published continuously for over 200 years, NEJM delivers high-quality, peer-reviewed research and interactive clinical content to physicians, educators, and the global medical community. Our mission is to bring physicians the best research and information at the intersection of biomedical science and clinical practice and to present this information in understandable and clinically useful formats that inform health care delivery and improve patient outcomes.

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.

Pain Medicine

Pain Medicine is a multidisciplinary journal dedicated to pain clinicians, educators and researchers with an interest in pain from various medical specialties such as pain medicine, anaesthesiology, family practice, internal medicine, neurology, neurological surgery, orthopaedic spine surgery, psychiatry, and rehabilitation medicine as well as related health disciplines such as psychology, neuroscience, nursing, nurse practitioner, physical therapy, and integrative health. This scholarly, indexed publication reflects the rapid growth in pain science and practice as well as the field’s need for policy, ethical, and forensic commentary on pain and its management. Readers benefit from both cutting-edge original clinical and translational research and scientific reviews.

Pain Physician

Pain Physician Journal is the official publication of the American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians (ASIPP). The open access journal is published 6 times a year. Pain Physician Journal is a peer-reviewed, multi-disciplinary, open access journal written by and directed to an audience of interventional pain physicians, clinicians and basic scientists with an interest in interventional pain management and pain medicine. Pain Physician Journal presents the latest studies, research, and information vital to those in the emerging specialty of interventional pain management – and critical to the people they serve.

Pain Research and Treatment

Pain Research and Treatment is a peer-reviewed, Open Access journal that publishes original research articles, review articles, and clinical focusing on laboratory and clinical findings in the field of pain research and the prevention and treatment of pain. The journal welcomes submissions in the areas of chronic pain, anaesthesia, dentistry and oral medicine, rheumatology, and drug development.

Practical Pain Management

With the practitioner and patient in mind, PPM was founded in 2000 to provide in-depth clinical information on a variety of pain conditions and treatment approaches. Written and reviewed by pain experts and leaders in the field, our content helps readers navigate the evolving landscape in pain management, from the latest research in assessment and diagnoses to novel approaches in care to bring about the best, long-term outcomes for individual patients.

Techniques in Regional Anesthesia and Pain Management

Techniques in Regional Anesthesia and Pain Management is a journal unlike any in the specialty. The concept underlying the publication is to combine the timeliness of a quarterly journal with the illustrative aspects of a procedure oriented atlas. Exact techniques are well-illustrated, giving precise drug dosages and helpful clinical pearls. In addition, common complications of regional anesthesia and pain management procedures and their appropriate treatments are described.

The Clinical Journal of Pain

​​​The Clinical Journal of Pain explores all aspects of pain and its effective treatment, bringing readers the insights of leading anesthesiologists, surgeons, internists, neurologists, orthopedists, psychiatrists and psychologists, clinical pharmacologists, and rehabilitation medicine specialists. This peer-reviewed journal presents timely and thought-provoking articles on clinical dilemmas in pain management; valuable diagnostic procedures; promising new pharmacological, surgical, and other therapeutic modalities; psychosocial dimensions of pain; and ethical issues of concern to all medical professionals. The journal also publishes Special Topic issues on subjects of particular relevance to the practice of pain medicine.

The Journal of Headache and Pain

The Journal of Headache and Pain is a peer-reviewed open access journal published under the brand SpringerOpen. It is specifically dedicated to researchers involved in all aspects of headache and related pain, including theory, methodology, clinical practice and care. The journal’s scope is broad, reflecting the wide application of scientific advances to every branch of headache and related pain management. Within a multidisciplinary perspective, The Journal of Headache and Pain covers headache and related pain syndromes in the following fields: genetics, neurology, internal medicine, clinical pharmacology, child neuropediatrics, anesthesiology, rheumatology, otology, dentistry, neurotraumatology, neurosurgery, psychiatry, pain management, addiction, public health, and epidemiology.

The Journal of Pain

The Journal of Pain publishes original articles related to all aspects of pain, including clinical and basic research, patient careeducation, and health policy. Articles selected for publication in the Journal are most commonly reports of original clinical research or reports of original basic research. In addition, invited critical reviews, including meta analyses of drugs for pain management, invited commentaries on reviews, and exceptional case studies are published in the Journal. The mission of the Journal is to improve the care of patients in pain by providing a forum for clinical researchers, basic scientists, clinicians, and other health professionals to publish original research.

The Lancet

The Lancet is the world’s leading independent general medical journal. The journal’s coverage is international in focus and extends to all aspects of human health. The Lancet publishes the original primary research and review articles of the highest standard. The Lancet is stringently edited and peer-reviewed to ensure the scientific merit and clinical relevance of its diverse content. Drawing on an international network of advisers and contributors, The Lancet meets the needs of physicians by adding to their clinical knowledge and alerting them to current issues affecting the practice of medicine worldwide.