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 db40 posted on Friday, March 07, 2014 - 7:37 am
Hi Dr Muthen,

I am conceptualising a mediation model with binary outcome variables using the model constraint. I am interested in including a moderator between the mediation variables and the outcome. Is there an examples or chapters that you could direct me towards for guidance?

Many thanks
 Bengt O. Muthen posted on Friday, March 07, 2014 - 4:49 pm
If you are considering the traditional product indirect effect you can look at UG ex 3.18.

If you are considering the more proper counterfactual effects, you want to read:

Muthén, B. (2011). Applications of causally defined direct and indirect effects in mediation analysis using SEM in Mplus. Click here to view the Technical appendix that goes with this paper and click here for the Mplus input appendix. Click here to view Mplus inputs, data, and outputs used in this paper.
 db40 posted on Sunday, March 09, 2014 - 11:51 am
Dr Muthern,

I have tried running the example that is listed on your web site here:

I get an error right after running it.

A parameter label or the constant 0 must appear on the left-hand side
of a MODEL CONSTRAINT statement. Problem with the following:
LOOP(MOD,-2,2,0.1) =
 Linda K. Muthen posted on Sunday, March 09, 2014 - 3:30 pm
Please send the output and your license number to
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