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DSM-5-TR Insanely Simplified

Unlocking the Spectrums within DSM-5-TR and ICD-10

About the Course

The course is based on the book of the same name and provides a summary of key concepts of the new diagnostic schema introduced in DSM-5 as well as the updated DSM-5-TR. It utilizes a variety of techniques to help clinicians master the new spectrum approach to diagnosis and its complex criteria. DSM-5-TR Insanely Simplified fosters quick mastery of the most important concepts introduced in DSM-5 and continued in DSM-5-TR, while offering an entirely new way of looking at mental health along a continuum.

This course is based on the book, DSM-5-TR Insanely Simplified created by Steven Buser, M.D. and Len Cruz, M.D. in 2022.

Publication Date:

Apr 2022

Course Material Authors

Course Material Authors authored the material only, and were not involved in creating this CE course. They are identified here for your own evaluation of the relevancy of the material this course is based on.

Steven Buser, M.D.

Steven Buser, M.D. trained in medicine at Duke University and served 12 years as a physician in the US Air Force. He is a graduate of the two-year Clinical Training Program at the CG Jung Institute of Chicago and is a co-founder of the Asheville Jung Center. He is board certified in psychiatry as well as addiction medicine. He has worked for over 30 years as a psychiatrist with a focus on Jungian oriented psychotherapy. He currently works in the field of addiction and serves as Publisher of Chiron Publications.

Len Cruz, M.D.

Len Cruz, M.D. is the Editor-in-Chief of Chiron Publications and co-founder of the Asheville Jung Center. He holds graduate degrees in medicine and business. With more than 40 years in psychiatric practice, he currently focuses on the treatment of substance use disorders. He is the Chief Medical Officer of a 72-bed substance abuse hospital.

Course Creator

Elizabeth Mosco, Ph.D., PMH-C, CPLC

Elizabeth Mosco, Ph.D. is a licensed psychologist in Reno, NV. She opened a private practice after 10 years of conducting home-based assessment and therapy with the VA Sierra Nevada Health Care System. Dr. Mosco’s clinical interests include maternal mental health, older adults, and third wave cognitive behavioral therapies.

Recommended For:

Counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists and social workers. This course is appropriate for all levels of knowledge.

Course Objectives:

After taking this course, you should be able to:

  1. Summarize the history of the DSM.
  2. List at least 3 diagnostic additions included in the DSM-5 and/or DSM-5-TR.
  3. List at 3 diagnostic removals or major diagnostic nomenclature changes included in the DSM-5 and/or DSM-5-TR.
  4. Recognize the 8 Spectrums of Mental Illness.

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Planners and Reviewers

The planners of this activity have reported that they have no relevant financial relationships.

Commercial support

There is no commercial support for this distance-learning course.

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Course Number 103265
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