Book review of: K. J. Grimm et al., Growth modeling. Structural equation and multilevel modeling approaches. (English) Zbl 1433.00016

Review of [Zbl 1419.62002].


00A17 External book reviews
62-01 Introductory exposition (textbooks, tutorial papers, etc.) pertaining to statistics
62-04 Software, source code, etc. for problems pertaining to statistics
62Jxx Linear inference, regression
62P25 Applications of statistics to social sciences


Zbl 1419.62002


brms; WinBUGS; lavaan
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[2] Bürkner, P.-C. (2017). brms: An R package for Bayesian multilevel models using Stan. Journal of Statistical Software, 80(1), 1-28.
[3] Enders, C. K. (2010). Applied missing data analysis. New York, NY: Guilford Press.
[4] Grimm, K. J., Ram, N., & Estabrook, R. (2017). Growth modeling: Structural equation and multilevel modeling approaches. New York: Guilford Press. · Zbl 1419.62002
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[7] McArdle, JJ; Hamagami, F.; Collins, LM (ed.); Sayer, AG (ed.), Latent difference score structural models for linear dynamic analyses with incomplete longitudinal data, 139-175 (2001), Washington, DC
[8] Molenaar, P. C. (2004). A manifesto on psychology as idiographic science: Bringing the person back into scientific psychology, this time forever. Measurement, 2, 201-218.
[9] Rosseel, Y. (2012). lavaan: An R package for structural equation modeling. Journal of Statistical Software, 48(2), 1-36.
[10] Singer, J. D., & Willett, J. B. (2003). Applied longitudinal data analysis: Modeling change and event occurrence. New York, NY: Oxford University Press.
[11] Skrondal, A., & Rabe-Hesketh, S. (2004). Generalized latent variable modeling: Multilevel, longitudinal, and structural equation models. Boca Raton, FL: Chapman & Hall/CRC. · Zbl 1097.62001
[12] Thissen, D., & Steinberg, L. (1986). A taxonomy of item response models. Psychometrika, 51(4), 567-577. · Zbl 0646.62098
[13] Lunn, D. J., Thomas, A., Best, N., & Spiegelhalter, D. (2000). WinBUGS - a Bayesian modelling framework: Concepts, structure, and extensibility. Statistics and Computing, 10, 325-337.
[14] Zhang, Z., Hamagami, F., Wang, L., Nesselroade, J. R., & Grimm, K. J. (2007). Bayesian analysis of longitudinal data using growth curve models. International Journal of Behavioral Development, 31(4), 374-383.
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