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 Jennifer Yahner posted on Thursday, September 23, 2010 - 6:56 pm

Could someone please confirm that -- in the context of conducting a latent transition analysis (e.g., example 8.13) -- it is okay to add additional regression equations to the MODEL, so as to estimate the effect of a mediator M of X's effect on C1 and C2 classes?

I physically tested this in Mplus and received no error messages, but want to confirm it's okay since I see no solid instance of it being done.

Also, if you can point me to any references showing mediation in LTA using Mplus, I would be very grateful!

 Linda K. Muthen posted on Thursday, September 23, 2010 - 8:35 pm
Yes, this is okay.

Perhaps the Nylund dissertation on the website deals with this.
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