Dr George Halasz talks about ADHD a major issue in psychiatry and how it is one of the most misunderstood conditions. The book ‘Cries Unheard’ by Dr Halasz and others published in 2002, explores the effects of ‘Attachment Deficit’ due to childhood trauma on ADHD. Dr Halasz explains how he works with children and families within his psychiatry practice.
David Roy Green of WHEN whenworldwide.org interviews Consultant Psychiatrist Dr George Halasz in Melbourne, Australia. As well as holding a private practice in child & adolescent psychiatry Dr Halasz is also an international lecturer and author with a passion for understanding and treating adult and childhood trauma. His special interests include ADHD, intergenerational transmission of trauma, ethics of diagnosis of child and adolescent mental illness and children of parents with mental illness. Dr Halasz makes regular appearances on Australian media and is on the Editorial Board of ‘Australasian Psychiatry’.