I have a fair amount of missing data that I don’t want to delete prior to my analysis. What are the best options available for me to retain these partially missing cases?
The Cronbach’s Alphas for all the scales in my path analysis are in the .7s, so why is a reviewer criticizing me for not paying sufficient attention to reliability?
Do you have any materials that demonstrate how to estimate structural equation models using lavaan in R?
What is the difference between a growth model estimated as a multilevel model versus as a structural equation model?
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