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Substance Abuse in Pregnancy

RYAN, SHAWN A., MD, MBA

Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology: March 2019 - Volume 62 - Issue 1 - p 112–117
doi: 10.1097/GRF.0000000000000427
Substance Abuse in Pregnancy
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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.

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S.A.R. is a consultant for Adapt Pharma.

Correspondence: Shawn A. Ryan, MD, MBA, BrightView, Cincinnati, OH. E-mail: s.ryan@brightviewhealth.com

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