International Association for the Study of Pain® (IASP®)
The International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP) is the largest multidisciplinary international association in the field of pain. It was founded in 1973 and is a non-profit professional organisation dedicated to furthering research on pain and improving the care of patients with pain. Membership in IASP is open to scientists, physicians, dentists, psychologists, nurses, physical therapists, and other health professionals actively engaged in pain research and to those who have special interest in the diagnosis and treatment of pain. Currently IASP has more than 6500 individual members from over 100 countries.