The European Journal of Pain (EJP) is the official journal of the European Pain Federation. It is a multi-disciplinary, international journal that aims to be a global forum on all aspects of pain research and pain management.

Aims and Scope

The European Journal of Pain publishes clinical and basic science research papers from all over the world relevant to all aspects of pain and its management, including specialties such as anaesthesia, results from basic science, dentistry, neurology and neurosurgery, orthopaedics, palliative care, pharmacology, psychiatry, psychology and rehabilitation; socio-economic aspects of pain are also covered.

Regular sections in the journal are as follows:

  • Editorials and Commentaries;
  • Position Papers and Guidelines;
  • Reviews;
  • Original Articles;
  • Letters.

The journal particularly welcomes clinical trials, which are published on an occasional basis.

Journal content and further information – including author guidelines and submission details – can be found online here.

Abstracting and Indexing Information
  • Academic OneFile (GALE Cengage)
  • ArticleFirst (OCLC)
  • CINAHL: Cumulative Index to Nursing & Allied Health Literature (EBSCO Publishing)
  • Electronic Collections Online (OCLC)
  • Embase (Elsevier)
  • MEDLINE/PubMed (NLM)
  • PsycINFO/Psychological Abstracts (APA)
  • Science Citation Index Expanded (Clarivate Analytics)
  • SCOPUS (Elsevier)
  • TOC Premier (EBSCO Publishing)
  • VINITI (All-Russian Institute of Science & Technological Information)
  • Web of Science (Clarivate Analytics)