latent growth models

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    Multilevel Mediation

    Hi, I have 130 participants and have multilevel data (5 days nested in each participant). I need to do a cross-level mediation (2-1-1) & am having trouble with the best way to do this using MLM in SPSS. I think the best way would be to use latent growth modelling or multilevel SEM but I don't...
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    Problems Fitting Latent Growth Curve Model for BMI

    Hi all, I have a question regarding panel data--collected biennially--from the National Longitudinal Study of Youth. (I use STATA 13.0 for Mac.) I've been trying--and failing--to fit a latent growth curve model for respondent Body Mass Index (BMI). Respondents were empaneled as children...
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    Latent Growth Model in AMOS: Positive path coefficients but a negative avg slope?

    Hi Everyone - I have a latent growth model with the intercept and slope predicting 7 equally-spaced measurements of a continuous variable. The model fit is acceptable (CFI = 0.988, RMSEA = 0.037). The standardized regression weights between SLOPE and each measurement point are positive, yet the...
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    Analyzing panel data with 3 time points: latent growth/curve models

    Hello, I have panel data containing 3 time points. Some of the papers I read used latent curve models. I'm trying to employ this idea as well but there were some bumps in the road. First: I'm using AMOS, but it seems that this program is only equipped to deal with one latent variable that...