Substance Abuse in PregnancyRYAN, SHAWN A., MD, MBAClinical Obstetrics and Gynecology: March 2019 - Volume 62 - Issue 1 - p 112–117 doi: 10.1097/GRF.0000000000000427 Substance Abuse in Pregnancy Buy Abstract Author InformationAuthors Article MetricsMetrics Addiction is a primary, chronic disease of brain reward, motivation, memory and related circuitry. Like many other chronic diseases, addiction often involves cycles of relapse and remission. It is key that clinicians understand it as such and treat it appropriately with evidence-based interventions including medication-assisted treatment. BrightView, Cincinnati, Ohio S.A.R. is a consultant for Adapt Pharma. Correspondence: Shawn A. Ryan, MD, MBA, BrightView, Cincinnati, OH. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Copyright © 2019 Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc. All rights reserved.