Hi....I don't understand the connection between cortisol and the neurotransmitter Dopamine.

Do high of cortisol levels increase or decrease the levels of dopamine? How would this affect someone suffering from ADD in their adult life? Low levels of dopamine are the main problem of ADD. However....ADD patients who don't receive proper management of care usually are stressed out continuously and therefore their cortisol levels are on high all the time which leads to more mental health problems like depression and anxiety. The depression is usually a dopamine deficient type of depression so my question is what role, if any, does high cortisol play in the problem of ADD?

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