April 18, 2013: Pain Research Forum Article Highlighting ACTTION-American Pain Society Pain Taxonomy Initiative

An article describing the need for new approaches to classifying and diagnosing chronic pain and describing the objectives and current status of the ACTTION-American Pain Society Pain Taxonomy (AAPT) initiative has been published on the Pain Research Forum website. The Pain Research Forum provides a place for the international pain research community to engage in an open exchange of information and ideas with the ultimate goal being to foster discussion and collaboration that will speed the acquisition of new knowledge and its translation into novel treatments for pain. The article discussing AAPT is available here.