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 Juul Gouweloos posted on Thursday, November 05, 2015 - 8:04 am
What are effect sizes for mediation effects and indirect effects in MPlus?
I have tested a hypotheses about mediation in MPlus by path analysis. A model was computed that includes two mediated effects and one indirect effect (no direct effect of x on y). A reviewer asks me to give effect sizes. What are meaningful effect sizes of the mediation effects and the indirect effect?
 Bengt O. Muthen posted on Thursday, November 05, 2015 - 4:22 pm
Usually, relating the indirect effect to the SDs of the exposure and outcome variables suffices. This is also what you get from standardized indirect effects suffice. These are given by Mplus.
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