The International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP) Definitions for Pain
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Supplemental for Parkinson's Disease (PD)
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The International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP) definitions for pain are internationally accepted and widely used in the medical community.
N/A-There is no scoring for this set of definitions. They are intended to be used as guidelines to types of pain and therefore no scoring is needed.
Part III: Pain Terms, A Current List with Definitions and Notes on Usage (pp 209-214) Classification of Chronic Pain, Second Edition, International Association for the study of Pain (IASP) Task Force on Taxonomy, edited by H. Merskey and N. Bogduk, IASP Press, Seattle, 1994.
Turk, DC, Okifuji, A. (2001). Pain terms and taxonomies. in Loeser, D.; Butler, S. H.; Chapman, J.J. et al.. Bonica's management of pain (3 ed.). Lippincott Williams& Wilkins. pp. 18-25. ISBN 0683304623.)
Document last updated February 2018