Diagnostic Interview for Children and Adolescents-IV

Wendy Reich, Ph.D.
Zila Welner, M.D.
Barbara Herjanic, M.D.


The DICA-IV is an unlimited use program for one computer, which means that you can administer and score the test an unlimited number of times once the program has been installed. All the available reports can be generated an unlimited number of times as well. the number of computers that can use the program is limited to the number of installations purchased. Please contact MHS for multiple installation and network pricing.

Summary of Response Reports
Summary of Response Reports paraphrase each question and response, including information typed by the respondent for those categories that request descriptive information.

Concise Reports of Possible Diagnoses
Concise Reports of Possible Diagnoses list whether or not criteria have been met for a possible diagnosis.

Possible Diagnoses and Criteria Reports
Possible Diagnoses and Criteria Reports include additional information based on the DSM-IV™, such as the specific criteria met and the responses as they relate to each diagnosis.

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About the Author

Wendy Reich, Ph.D.
Dr. Wendy Reich is the team leader of the DICA-IV project. Her work focuses on children at high-risk, such as those who come from unstable home environments. Dr. Reich completed her undergraduate degree at McGill University in Montreal, did postgraduate work at the University of Montreal, and received both her M.A. and Ph.D. from Washington University in St. Louis. Dr. Reich currently holds the position of Research Associate Professor in the Division of Child Psychiatry at Washington University.

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Wendy Reich, Ph.D.,
Zila Welner, M.D., &
Barbara Herjanic, M.D.

Age Range 6 to 17 years

Administration Time 5–20 minutes per category

Administration Type Self-report

Qualification Level B

  • Software 
    (Floppy disk
    drive required)