R M Craft

Summary

Affiliation: Washington State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Sex differences in anti-allodynic, anti-hyperalgesic and anti-edema effects of Δ(9)-tetrahydrocannabinol in the rat
    Rebecca M Craft
    Department of Psychology, Washington State University, Pullman, WA 99164 4820, USA
    Pain 154:1709-17. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Sex differences in cannabinoid 1 vs. cannabinoid 2 receptor-selective antagonism of antinociception produced by delta9-tetrahydrocannabinol and CP55,940 in the rat
    Rebecca M Craft
    Department of Psychology, Washington State University, Pullman, WA 99164 4820, USA
    J Pharmacol Exp Ther 340:787-800. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Sex differences in behavioral effects of cannabinoids
    Rebecca M Craft
    Department of Psychology, Washington State University, PO Box 644820 Pullman, WA 99164 4820, USA
    Life Sci 77:2471-8. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Sex differences in pain and analgesia: the role of gonadal hormones
    Rebecca M Craft
    Department of Psychology, Washington State University, Pullman, WA 99164 4820, USA
    Eur J Pain 8:397-411. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Potentiation of morphine antinociception by pentobarbital in female vs. male rats
    Rebecca M Craft
    Department of Psychology, Washington State University, Pullman, WA 99164 4820, USA
    Pain 121:115-25. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Oestradiol dampens reflex-related activity of on- and off-cells in the rostral ventromedial medulla of female rats
    R M Craft
    Department of Psychology, PO Box 644820, Washington State University, Pullman, WA 99164 4820, USA
    Neuroscience 125:1061-8. 2004
  7. pmc Sex differences in locomotor effects of morphine in the rat
    Rebecca M Craft
    Department of Psychology, Washington State University, Pullman, WA 99164 4820, USA
    Pharmacol Biochem Behav 85:850-8. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Dose- and time-dependent estradiol modulation of morphine antinociception in adult female rats
    Rebecca M Craft
    Department of Psychology, Washington State University, Pullman, WA 99164 4820, USA
    Eur J Pain 12:472-9. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Agonist/antagonist properties of nalbuphine, butorphanol and (-)-pentazocine in male vs. female rats
    R M Craft
    Department of Psychology, Washington State University, CB 644820, Pullman, WA 99164 4820, USA
    Pharmacol Biochem Behav 75:235-45. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Sex differences in drug- and non-drug-induced analgesia
    Rebecca M Craft
    Department of Psychology, Washington State University, CB 644820 Pullman, WA 99164 4820, USA
    Life Sci 72:2675-88. 2003

Research Grants

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Publications38

  1. doi request reprint Sex differences in anti-allodynic, anti-hyperalgesic and anti-edema effects of Δ(9)-tetrahydrocannabinol in the rat
    Rebecca M Craft
    Department of Psychology, Washington State University, Pullman, WA 99164 4820, USA
    Pain 154:1709-17. 2013
    ..Furthermore, sex differences in THC's peripheral effects against inflammatory pain may be a result of activation of both types of cannabinoid receptors in females, in contrast to predominantly CB1 receptors in males...
  2. doi request reprint Sex differences in cannabinoid 1 vs. cannabinoid 2 receptor-selective antagonism of antinociception produced by delta9-tetrahydrocannabinol and CP55,940 in the rat
    Rebecca M Craft
    Department of Psychology, Washington State University, Pullman, WA 99164 4820, USA
    J Pharmacol Exp Ther 340:787-800. 2012
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Sex differences in behavioral effects of cannabinoids
    Rebecca M Craft
    Department of Psychology, Washington State University, PO Box 644820 Pullman, WA 99164 4820, USA
    Life Sci 77:2471-8. 2005
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Sex differences in pain and analgesia: the role of gonadal hormones
    Rebecca M Craft
    Department of Psychology, Washington State University, Pullman, WA 99164 4820, USA
    Eur J Pain 8:397-411. 2004
    ..Current research suggests that sex-specific management of clinical pain will be a reality in the not-so-distant future...
  5. ncbi request reprint Potentiation of morphine antinociception by pentobarbital in female vs. male rats
    Rebecca M Craft
    Department of Psychology, Washington State University, Pullman, WA 99164 4820, USA
    Pain 121:115-25. 2006
    ..These results suggest that barbiturate potentiation of opioid antinociception may be greater in females - particularly those in low ovarian hormone states - than in males...
  6. ncbi request reprint Oestradiol dampens reflex-related activity of on- and off-cells in the rostral ventromedial medulla of female rats
    R M Craft
    Department of Psychology, PO Box 644820, Washington State University, Pullman, WA 99164 4820, USA
    Neuroscience 125:1061-8. 2004
    ..The present data demonstrate that oestradiol constrains the magnitude of the shift in RVM on- and off-cell activity associated with nociceptive reflexes...
  7. pmc Sex differences in locomotor effects of morphine in the rat
    Rebecca M Craft
    Department of Psychology, Washington State University, Pullman, WA 99164 4820, USA
    Pharmacol Biochem Behav 85:850-8. 2006
    ..These data suggest that sex differences in morphine's effects on locomotor activity can be attributed to gonadal hormones in females, and to differential stress-induced modulation of morphine's effects in males vs. females...
  8. ncbi request reprint Dose- and time-dependent estradiol modulation of morphine antinociception in adult female rats
    Rebecca M Craft
    Department of Psychology, Washington State University, Pullman, WA 99164 4820, USA
    Eur J Pain 12:472-9. 2008
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Agonist/antagonist properties of nalbuphine, butorphanol and (-)-pentazocine in male vs. female rats
    R M Craft
    Department of Psychology, Washington State University, CB 644820, Pullman, WA 99164 4820, USA
    Pharmacol Biochem Behav 75:235-45. 2003
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Sex differences in drug- and non-drug-induced analgesia
    Rebecca M Craft
    Department of Psychology, Washington State University, CB 644820 Pullman, WA 99164 4820, USA
    Life Sci 72:2675-88. 2003
    ..It is not yet known whether the development of sex-specific analgesia treatment guidelines is warranted...
  11. ncbi request reprint Receptor-selective antagonism of opioid antinociception in female versus male rats
    R M Craft
    Department of Psychology, Washington State University, Pullman 99164 4820, USA
    Behav Pharmacol 12:591-602. 2001
    ..Overall, the opioids tested had very similar receptor selectivity in male and female subjects...
  12. ncbi request reprint Gonadal hormone modulation of the behavioral effects of Delta9-tetrahydrocannabinol in male and female rats
    Rebecca M Craft
    Department of Psychology, Washington State University, Pullman, WA 99164 4820, USA
    Eur J Pharmacol 578:37-42. 2008
    ..These results suggest that sex differences in THC-induced behavioral effects in the adult rat can be attributed to activational effects of testosterone in males and/or estradiol in females...
  13. ncbi request reprint Modulation of pain by estrogens
    Rebecca M Craft
    Department of Psychology, Washington State University, Pullman, WA 99164 4820, USA
    Pain 132:S3-12. 2007
    ..Forging a more complete understanding of the myriad ways that estrogens can ameliorate vs. facilitate pain will enable us to better prevent and treat pain in both women and men...
  14. doi request reprint Sex differences in analgesic, reinforcing, discriminative, and motoric effects of opioids
    Rebecca M Craft
    Department of Psychology, Washington State University, Pullman, WA 99164 4820, USA
    Exp Clin Psychopharmacol 16:376-85. 2008
    ..Given the significant and growing use of opioids by women, both medicinally and recreationally, understanding how female biology influences analgesic and other effects of opioids is crucial...
  15. doi request reprint Sexual differentiation of rat reproductive versus opioid antinociceptive systems
    Rebecca M Craft
    Department of Psychology, Washington State University, Pullman, Washington 99164, USA
    Gend Med 6:208-24. 2009
    ..It has been suggested that sexual differentiation of opioid analgesic sensitivity may parallel sexual differentiation in reproductive systems...
  16. pmc Forced swim test behavior in postpartum rats
    R M Craft
    Department of Psychology, Washington State University, Pullman, WA 99164 4820, USA
    Pharmacol Biochem Behav 96:402-12. 2010
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  17. ncbi request reprint NMDA antagonist modulation of morphine antinociception in female vs. male rats
    Rebecca M Craft
    Department of Psychology, Washington State University, Box 644820, Pullman, WA 99164 4820, USA
    Pharmacol Biochem Behav 80:639-49. 2005
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  18. pmc Gonadal steroid hormone modulation of nociception, morphine antinociception and reproductive indices in male and female rats
    Erin C Stoffel
    Department of Psychology, Washington State University, Pullman, WA 99164 4820, USA
    Pain 103:285-302. 2003
    ....
  19. ncbi request reprint Effect of gonadectomy on discriminative stimulus effects of morphine in female versus male rats
    R M Craft
    Department of Psychology, Washington State University, Pullman 99164 4820, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 53:95-109. 1999
    ..The possibility that sex differences in reinforcement frequency on morphine versus saline levers caused the sex differences in morphine discrimination is discussed...
  20. pmc Gonadal hormone modulation of mu, kappa, and delta opioid antinociception in male and female rats
    Erin C Stoffel
    Department of Psychology, Washington State University, Pullman, Washington 99164 4820, USA
    J Pain 6:261-74. 2005
    ..The present results suggest that activational effects of gonadal hormones are relatively modest and somewhat inconsistent on antinociception produced by various opioid agonists in the adult rat...
  21. ncbi request reprint Sex differences in development of morphine tolerance and dependence in the rat
    R M Craft
    Department of Psychology, Washington State University, Pullman 99164 4820, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 143:1-7. 1999
    ..Several investigators have shown that male rodents are more sensitive than females to morphine's antinociceptive effects...
  22. ncbi request reprint Sex differences in antinociceptive and motoric effects of cannabinoids
    A H Tseng
    Graduate Program in Pharmacology Toxicology, College of Pharmacy, Washington State University, Pullman, WA 99164 6534, USA
    Eur J Pharmacol 430:41-7. 2001
    ..This study demonstrates that there are sex differences in the behavioral effects of cannabinoids in the rat...
  23. ncbi request reprint Importance of sex and relative efficacy at the mu opioid receptor in the development of tolerance and cross-tolerance to the antinociceptive effects of opioids
    A C Barrett
    Department of Psychology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 3270, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 158:154-64. 2001
    ..Recent studies indicate that mu opioids are generally more potent and effective as antinociceptive agents in male than female rodents...
  24. pmc PAG mu opioid receptor activation underlies sex differences in morphine antinociception
    Scott A Bernal
    Department of Psychology, Washington State University, Pullman, WA 99164 4820, United States
    Behav Brain Res 177:126-33. 2007
    ..Overall, these data suggest that ovarian hormones and PAG mu opioid receptor density contribute to sex differences in antinociception produced by morphine...
  25. ncbi request reprint Sex differences in opioid antinociception: kappa and 'mixed action' agonists
    R M Craft
    Department of Psychology, Washington State University, PO Box 644820, Pullman, WA 99164-4820, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 63:215-28. 2001
    ....
  26. ncbi request reprint Sex differences in cocaine- and nicotine-induced antinociception in the rat
    R M Craft
    Department of Psychology, Washington State University, Pullman, WA 99164 4820, USA
    Brain Res 809:137-40. 1998
    ..These sex differences probably are not due to differential pharmacokinetics, and underscore the importance of including female subjects in experimental drug research...
  27. ncbi request reprint Reinforcement frequency, but not gender, determines sensitivity to discriminative stimulus effects of morphine
    R M Craft
    Department of Psychology, Washington State University, Pullman 99164 4820, USA
    Behav Pharmacol 9:357-62. 1998
    ..This study demonstrates the importance of considering group differences in schedule-drug interactions when comparing discriminative stimulus properties of drugs between groups...
  28. ncbi request reprint Testosterone modulation of reproductive indices vs. morphine antinociception in male rats
    Jean E Sumner
    Department of Psychology, Washington State University, Pullman, WA 99164 4820, USA
    Life Sci 79:2119-27. 2006
    ..These findings suggest that in adult male rats, although T may modulate both male sexual behaviors and opioid antinociceptive sensitivity, these T effects do not occur in concert...
  29. pmc Anhedonia in postpartum rats
    Brittany M Navarre
    Department of Psychology, Washington State University, Pullman, WA, 99164 4820, USA
    Physiol Behav 99:59-66. 2010
    ..In contrast, females that have undergone actual pregnancy are less likely to show this effect, suggesting that postpartum hormonal changes other than the dramatic decline in estradiol may buffer its negative mood effects...
  30. doi request reprint Anabolic-androgenic steroid effects on nociception and morphine antinociception in male rats
    K T Tsutsui
    Department of Psychology, Washington State University, Pullman, WA 99164 4820, USA
    Pharmacol Biochem Behav 99:500-8. 2011
    ..Taken together, these data do not support the hypothesis that AAS exposure alters nociception or morphine antinociception in gonadally intact males...
  31. doi request reprint Antinociception and sedation following intracerebroventricular administration of Δ⁹-tetrahydrocannabinol in female vs. male rats
    Alexa A Wakley
    Department of Psychology, Washington State University, Pullman, WA 99164 4820, United States
    Behav Brain Res 216:200-6. 2011
    ..These results suggest that supraspinal mechanisms may contribute to greater systemic THC effects in females compared to males, and to estrous stage-dependent differences in THC effects among females...
  32. ncbi request reprint Ovarian hormone withdrawal-induced "depression" in female rats
    Erin C Stoffel
    Department of Psychology, Washington State University, Pullman, WA 99164 4820, USA
    Physiol Behav 83:505-13. 2004
    ..The results of this study suggest that postpartum hormone withdrawal may contribute to depressive symptoms experienced after giving birth, and that the HSP-hormone withdrawal protocol may provide a useful animal model of PPD...
  33. ncbi request reprint Sex differences in opioid analgesia: "from mouse to man"
    Rebecca M Craft
    Clin J Pain 19:175-86. 2003
    ..Additionally, methodological issues in research into opioid sex differences are discussed...
  34. ncbi request reprint Pharmacokinetic factors in sex differences in Delta 9-tetrahydrocannabinol-induced behavioral effects in rats
    Alan H Tseng
    Program in Pharmacology and Toxicology, Washington State University, Pullman, WA 99164 6534, USA
    Behav Brain Res 154:77-83. 2004
    ..These results suggest that the greater levels of active Delta(9)-THC metabolites produced by females contribute to greater behavioral effects of Delta(9)-THC in female compared to male rats...
  35. ncbi request reprint Effects of chronic morphine treatment on responding for intracranial stimulation in female versus male rats
    R M Craft
    Department of Psychology, Washington State University, Pullman 99164 4820, USA
    Exp Clin Psychopharmacol 9:198-208. 2001
    ..Morphine's differential effect in males versus females in this procedure suggests that sex comparisons of opioid effects in many animal models may be influenced by sex differences in opioid effects on behavioral output...
  36. ncbi request reprint CB(1) receptor mediation of cannabinoid behavioral effects in male and female rats
    Alan H Tseng
    Program in Pharmacology and Toxicology, College of Pharmacy, Washington State University, Pullman, WA 99164 6534, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 172:25-30. 2004
    ..Although central nervous system CB(1) receptors are known to mediate cannabinoid-induced behavioral effects in male rats, it is not known whether the same is true for females...
  37. ncbi request reprint Role of ventral tegmental area, periaqueductal gray and parabrachial nucleus in the discriminative stimulus effects of morphine in the rat
    Julie A Krivsky
    Department of Psychology, Washington State University, Pullman, Washington 99164 4820, USA
    Behav Pharmacol 17:259-70. 2006
    ..The pretreatment time and, to a lesser extent, the schedule of reinforcement are additional variables that should be considered when comparing the relative roles of different brain areas in drug discrimination...
  38. pmc Studying sex and gender differences in pain and analgesia: a consensus report
    Joel D Greenspan
    Department of Biomedical Sciences, University of Maryland Dental School, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD 21201 1510, USA
    Pain 132:S26-45. 2007
    ..as a utilitarian and thought-provoking guide for future research on sex and gender differences in pain and analgesia, both for those currently working in this field as well as those still wondering, "Do I really need to study females?"..

Research Grants1

  1. "Post-partum steroid withdrawal-induced depression"
    REBECCA CRAFT; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Findings from the proposed model will enhance our understanding of the etiology of PPD and possibly lead to improved treatment options. ..