By Terry E. Duncan,Susan C. Duncan,Lisa A. Strycker
This ebook offers a finished advent to latent variable progress curve modeling (LGM) for interpreting repeated measures. It provides the statistical foundation for LGM and its numerous methodological extensions, together with a couple of sensible examples of its use. it truly is designed to use the reader’s familiarity with research of variance and structural equation modeling (SEM) in introducing LGM ideas. pattern information, syntax, enter and output, are supplied for EQS, Amos, LISREL, and Mplus at the book’s CD. during the ebook, the authors current various LGM strategies which are worthy for plenty of diverse examine designs, and various figures offer valuable diagrams of the examples.
Updated all through, the second one version gains 3 new chapters—growth modeling with ordered express variables, development blend modeling, and pooled interrupted time sequence LGM methods. Following a brand new association, the ebook now covers the improvement of the LGM, through chapters on multiple-group concerns (analyzing development in a number of populations, sped up designs, and multi-level longitudinal approaches), after which exact issues reminiscent of lacking facts versions, LGM strength and Monte Carlo estimation, and latent progress interplay types. The version standards formerly integrated within the appendices are actually to be had at the CD so the reader can extra simply adapt the versions to their very own research.
This sensible consultant is perfect for quite a lot of social and behavioral researchers drawn to the dimension of swap through the years, together with social, developmental, organizational, academic, client, character and scientific psychologists, sociologists, and quantitative methodologists, in addition to for a textual content on latent variable progress curve modeling or as a complement for a path on multivariate information. A prerequisite of graduate point information is recommended.
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An Introduction to Latent Variable Growth Curve Modeling: Concepts, Issues, and Application, Second Edition (Quantitative Methodology Series) by Terry E. Duncan,Susan C. Duncan,Lisa A. Strycker