ADHD, Empathy, & Dopamine: A Book Excerpt, Study, and Definition

What can a published study — and an excerpt from my first book —  explain about ADHD, empathy, and the neurotransmitter dopamine? That’s what this post is all about.I started noticing a remarkable phenomenon 20 years ago. That is, stimulant medication, which targets dopamine, enhances empathy (or at least the ability to act on empathy) for many adults with ADHD. How is this possible?You can read this popular blogpost (and the comments!) here:  ADHD, Empathy, & Dopamine: A Book Excerpt, Study, and DefinitionSupport the showI love helping readers, listeners, and students understand the complexity of ADHD.Solving Your Adult ADHD Puzzle — online training for Adults with ADHD and loved ones, with the option of joining regular Zoom Q&A meetings with your peers. Come join us and speed your learning curve!Thanks for listening!Gina PeraAbout My WorkContact Me

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You have questions about Adult ADHD? I work hard to provide answers. — Reliable answers honed over 20 years of primary research, writing, blogging, presenting, and leading support groups. — Preeminent ADHD experts including Russell Barkley, PhD, endorse my work. — These podcasts share readers' most popular posts from my award-winning ADHD Roller Coaster blog—the second and oldest website of any kind on Adult ADHD. — Founded in 2008. — My long-awaited online courses are available NOW — For individuals, couples, and professionals. — Thanks for listening—and subscribing — Gina Pera, author and educator: "Is It You, Me, or Adult A.D.D.?" and "Adult ADHD-Focused Couple Therapy: Clinical Interventions" — Blog: https://ADHDRollerCoaster.org — Training site: https://adhdsuccesstraining.com/adult-adhd-solving-the-four-essential-puzzle-pieces-consumers/