Multiple-mediation example with lavaan

This post extends this previous one on multiple-mediation with lavaan. Here I modeled a ‘real’ dataset instead of a randomly generated one. This dataset we used previously for a paper published some time ago. There we investigated whether fear of an imperfect fat self was a stronger mediator than hope of a perfect thin self on dietary restraint in college women. At the time of the paper’s publication we performed the analysis using the SPSS macro INDIRECT . However,
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Multiple-mediation example with lavaan

Data Analysis and Interpretation I

To keep digging into data and analysis I enrolled into a Coursera specialization about Data Analysis and Interpretation by the Wesleyan University. Since part of the course requires to 1) write blog posts about analysis performed during the course and 2) that the submissions have deadline, I thought it was a good way to keep to a deadline and analyze some old data that I have collected and never looked at. Below is a short description of the data set I would like to analyze. Continue reading “Data Analysis and Interpretation I”

Data Analysis and Interpretation I