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Date Description
8/25/14 Posted four new courses to be held in London, United Kingdom, January 6-9, 2015. Posted new paper: Aichholzer, J. (2014). Random intercept EFA of personality scales.
8/19/14 Video content for the recent one-day Mplus Version 7.2 workshop in Madison, WI is now available for streaming and download. Also posted new course to be held in Cambridge, United Kingdom, September 29 - October 4, 2014.
8/15/14 Posted new paper: McArdle, J., Hamagami, F., Chang, J.Y., and Hishinuma, E.S. (2014). Longitudinal dynamic analyses of depression and academic achievement in the Hawaiian high schools health survey using contemporary latent variable change models.
7/19/14 Posted new paper: Kelcey, B., McGinn, D. & Hill, H. (2014). Approximate measure invariance in cross-classified rater-mediated assessments.
7/16/14 Posted handouts corresponding with keynote address and workshop to be given July 21-22 at the upcoming Psychometric Society meeting.
7/15/14 Posted three new courses to be held in Los Angeles, CA, October 17-18, 2014, and Washington D.C, October 31-November 1, 2014.
7/8/14 Posted Version 2 of the paper Muthén, B. & Asparouhov T. (2014). IRT Studies of Many Groups: The Alignment Method.
7/3/14 Posted Version 2 of the paper Asparouhov, T. & Muthén B. (2014). Structural Equation Models And Mixture Models With Continuous Non-Normal Skewed Distributions. Web note 19.
7/2/14 Posted two new courses to be held in Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States, August 4-8 and August 11-15, 2014.
6/30/14 Posted new paper: Karen Nylund-Gibson, Ryan Grimm, Matt Quirk & Michael Furlong (2014): A Latent Transition Mixture Model Using the Three-Step Specification, Structural Equation Modeling: A Multidisciplinary Journal.
6/20/14 Posted new course to be held in Philadelphia, PA October 24-25, 2014
6/9/14 New paper posted: Muthén, B. & Asparouhov T. (2014). Growth Mixture Modeling with Non-Normal Distributions.
6/2/14 Posted new course to be held in Cardiff, Wales, July 22, 2014.
5/28/14 Posted new course to be held in North Carolina, United States, June 9-11, 2014.
5/27/14 Posted new courses to be held in Cambridge, United Kingdom, September 1-6, 2014 and London, United Kingdom, November 13 and 14, 2014.
5/16/14 New presentation posted: Muthen, B & Asparouhov, T (2014). Advances in latent variable modeling using the new Mplus version 7.2. Pre-session to the UConn M3 conference, May 19, 2014.
5/14/14 Mplus Version 7.2 released.
5/13/14 New paper posted: Asparouhov, T. & Muthén B. (2014). Structural Equation Models And Mixture Models With Continuous Non-Normal Skewed Distributions. Web note 19. Also added two new courses to be held in Cologne, Germany, August 11-15 and 18-22, 2014.
5/8/14 New page added, with link on homepage - Mplus Version 7.2 Presentations.
4/28/14 Two new pages added, with links on homepage - Mplus Version 7.2 Papers and Mplus Version 7.2 Training.
4/4/14 Posted new course to be held in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, June 2-3, 2014.
4/3/14 Posted two new courses to be held in Brisbane, Australia, June 30-July 4 and July 7-11 2014.
4/1/14 Added new sub-section to website under Special Mplus Topics called Mediation. Also posted two new FAQs: Cross-level effect plotted by LOOP and Multiple cohort GMM.
3/28/14 Posted new FAQ: Correlations for categorical variables.
3/19/14 Posted new FAQ: BSEM input for groups and timepoints.
3/18/14 Posted new FAQ: Latent variable interaction LOOP plot. Also posted two new courses to be held in Colchester, United Kingdom, July 7-18 and July 21- August 1, 2014.
3/12/14 Posted new FAQ: Between-level differences in within-level variances.
3/5/14 Posted new FAQ: IRT parameterization using Mplus thresholds.
2/26/14 Posted new course to be held in Sheffield, United Kingdom, June 23, 2014.
2/5/14 Posted 3 new courses to be held in Lawrence, Kansas, United States, June 2-6, 2014 and June 6-9, 2014 and Manchester, United Kingdom, July 7-11, 2014.
1/29/14 Posted 2 new courses to be held in Cambridge, United Kingdom, April 7-9, 2014 and April 10-12, 2014.
1/27/14 Posted new paper: Koukounari, A., Donnelly, C.A., Moustaki, I., Tukahebwa, E.M., Kabatereine, N.B., et al. (2013). A Latent Markov Modelling Approach to the Evaluation of Circulating Cathodic Antigen Strips for Schistosomiasis Diagnosis Pre- and Post-Praziquantel Treatment in Uganda. PLoS Comput Biol 9(12): e1003402.doi:10.1371/journal.pcbi.1003402
1/13/14 Posted new paper: Geiser, C., Bishop, J., Lockhart, G., Shiffman, S., & Grenard, J. (2013). Analyzing latent state-trait and multiple-indicator latent growth curve models as multilevel structural equation models. Frontiers in Psychology, 4, 975. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2013.00975
1/9/14 Posted 3 new courses to be held in Philadelphia, PA, United States, April 11-12 and April 25-26, 2014 and Boston, MA, United States, June 19-20, 2014.
1/7/14 Posted new FAQ: Numerical integration range
1/6/14 Posted new course to be held in London, UK, February 10-11, 2014.
1/2/14 Posted new FAQ: CFI differences between programs
12/17/13 Posted new book chapter: Using Multivariate Multilevel Survival Analysis To Study Reliability and Change in Hazard Rates of Emotions Derived from Parent-Child Dyadic Social Interaction. Forthcoming in Tom Dishion and Jim Snyder (Eds.), Handbook of Coercion.
Posted new paper: Sterba, S. (2013). Understanding Linkages Among Mixture Models. Multivariate Behavioral Research.
12/13/13 Posted new course to be held in Wisconsin, USA, July 21, 2014.
12/12/13 Posted two new courses to be held in Connecticut, USA, May 19, 2014 and San Francisco, USA, May 22, 2014.
12/11/13 Posted new course to be held in London, UK, June 16-20, 2014.
12/6/13 Posted new FAQ: Why the icc changes from one model to another.
12/4/13 Posted new courses to be held in Utrecht, The Netherlands (August 18-22 and 25-29, 2014). Also posted new paper: Stoolmiller, M. and Snyder, J. (2013). Embedding multilevel survival analysis of dyadic social interaction in structural equation models: Hazard rates as both outcomes and predictors. Journal of Pediatric Psychology.
11/28/13 Posted new courses to be held in Barcelona, Spain (December 10-11), London, UK (February 19-21), and Utrecht, The Netherlands (December 11, February 14).
11/27/13 Posted new courses to be held at Örebro University, Örebro, Sweden, March 6, 7, 10, 11, 12, 2014.
11/26/13 New paper posted: Prince, M. and Maisto, S. (2013). The clinical course of alcohol use disorders: Using joinpoint analysis to aid in interpretation of growth mixture models. Drug and Alcohol Dependence.
11/20/13 New paper posted: Masyn, K., Petras, H. and Liu, W. (2013). Growth Curve Models with Categorical Outcomes. In Encyclopedia of Criminology and Criminal Justice (pp. 2013-2025). Springer.
11/11/13 New "Latest News" posting - Mplus is used in six out of the seven articles in the latest issue (Oct-Nov 2013) of the journal Structural Equation Modeling. Also posted related new paper: Kevin J. Grimm , Joel S. Steele , Nilam Ram & John R. Nesselroade (2013) Exploratory Latent Growth Models in the Structural Equation Modeling Framework, Structural Equation Modeling.
11/7/13 Posted new book excerpt: Kaplan & Depaoli (2012). Bayesian Structural Equation Modeling, excerpt from Handbook of Structural Equation Modeling, The Guilford Press.
11/6/13 Posted two new papers: van de Schoot, R., Tummers, L., Lugtig, P., Kluytmans, A., Hox, J. & Muthén, B. (2013). Choosing between Scylla and Charybdis? A comparison of scalar, partial and the novel possibility of approximate measurement invariance and van de Schoot, R., Kaplan, D., Denissen, J., Asendorpf , J.B., Neyer, F.J. & van Aken, M.A.G. (2013). A Gentle Introduction to Bayesian Analysis: Applications to Research in Child Development.
10/29/13 Posted new course to be held at Temple University Center City, Pennsylvania, November 15-16, 2013. Also posted new paper: Asparouhov & Muthen (2013). Auxiliary Variables in Mixture Modeling: 3-Step Approaches Using Mplus. Accepted for publication in Structural Equation Modeling.
10/15/13 New left-margin section on homepage: Mplus plotting using R.
10/14/13 Posted new FAQ: Count regression with different length of exposure uses an offset - also for modeling proportions
10/9/13 Posted new courses to be held at City University, London, January 7, 9, 10, 2014.
10/7/13 Posted new course to be held at the University of Maryland, December 4-6, 2013.
10/2/13 Posted new paper: Muthen and Asparouhov (2013). New methods for the study of measurement invariance with many groups.
10/1/13 Posted updated version of WebNote 18, Version 4: October 1, 2013. Also added a new FAQ - Reciprocal interaction with categorical and continuous DVs inadmissible using ML.
9/30/13 Posted new FAQ - GLM with log link and Poisson regression for continuous variables.
8/28/13 New paper posted under Latent Transition Analysis: Kam, C., Morin, A. J. S., Meyer, J. P., & Topolnytsky, A. (Accepted). Are commitment profiles stable and predictable? A latent transition analysis. Journal of Management, and BSEM: Zyphur, M & Oswald, F. Bayesian Estimation and Inference: A User's Guide. (2013, August 11) Journal of Management, and Fong, T. C. T., & Ho, R. T. H. (2013). Factor analysis of the hospital depression and anxiety scale: A Bayesian structural equation modeling approach. Quality of Life Research. Added new sidebar menu options on homepage for BSEM and Alignment. Also added new book using Mplus to homepage: Bolger & Laurenceau (2013). Intensive Longitudinal Methods: An Introduction to Diary and Experience Sampling Research.
8/23/13 Revised Web Note 18 posted along with additional data and files which correspond with the paper.
8/21/13 Two new courses added: Introduction to Structural Equation Modeling, Chicago, IL, September 27-28 2013 and Structural Equation Modeling: A Second Course, Philadelphia, PA, November 15-16 2013.
8/7/13 New paper added under the Factor Mixture Analysis heading: Morin, A.J.S., & Marsh, H.W. (accepted). Disentangling Shape from Levels Effects in Person- Centered Analyses: An Illustration Based University Teacher Multidimensional Profiles of Effectiveness. Structural Equation Modeling.
7/31/13 Table 6 output now available for the following paper: Muthén & Asparouhov (2013). Item response modeling in Mplus: A multi-dimensional, multi-level, and multi-timepoint example. Forthcoming in Linden & Hambleton (2013). Handbook of item response theory: Models, statistical tools, and applications.
7/29/13 Posted new course to be held in Australia in February, 2014. Also posted a new paper under the Multilevel SEM heading.
7/11/13 Handouts for July 15-16 Ljubljana workshop and talk are now available for download. Also added new course, "Introduction to Structural Equation Modeling" in Copenhagen, Denmark, November 25-29, 2013.
7/3/13 Posted new courses to be held in Ireland and the UK in November, 2013.
7/1/13 Videos for UConn M3 Keynote are now available.
6/26/13 New FAQ posted: Growth mixture model confidence intervals for estimated trajectory means.
6/19/13 Mplus Version 7.11 released. Version 7.11 includes corrections to minor problems that have been found since the release of Version 7.1 in May 2013.
6/13/13 Revised versions of Web Notes 15 & 18 have been posted.
6/10/13 Added new course to be held in Cambridge, United Kingdom, September 11-13, 2013.
6/3/13 New papers posted under the Latent Class Analysis and Latent Transition Analysis headings. Also posted new course in Colchester, UK, July 22-August 2, 2013.
5/30/13 New paper posted: Asparouhov & Muthen (2013). Multiple group factor analysis alignment. Web note 18.
5/29/13 Mplus Version 7.1 released. Many corresponding website updates made, including addition of Version 7.1 examples and Version 7.1 Language Addendum.
5/28/13 Moved handouts for UConn M3 conference to their own page.
5/15/13 Added handouts for Muthen workshop at the UConn M3 conference, May 23 and Muthen keynote address at the UConn M3 conference, May 22.
5/6/13 Added new course in Colchester, UK, July 8-19, 2013.
5/2/13 Added new book using Mplus: Rupp, Templin & Henson (2010). Diagnostic Measurement. New York: Guilford.
4/26/13 Added new 5-day course to be held in Lawrence, Kansas, United States, on June 10-14, 2013.
4/24/13 Added new talk: Muthen (2013). New Developments for Mixture Modeling using Mplus. Presentation in the symposium “Latent Transition Analysis: Recent Advances and Applications” at the AERA meeting in San Francisco, April 28, 10:35-11:25.
4/23/13 Added new 5-day course to be held in Manchester, United Kingdom, on June 17-21, 2013.
4/22/13 Added new PDF to FAQ page: Factor Scores
4/19/13 Web Note 15 input, output, and data files for appendices K-O are now available online.
4/19/13 Added two new courses to be held in Detroit, Michigan on May 13-18, 2013 and May 16-28 2013.
4/18/13 Added three new 5-day courses to be held in Sydney, Australia on June 24-28, 2013 and July 1-5, 2013.
4/17/13 Created new topic heading under Papers -> Dyadic Analysis, and added the following paper: James L. Peugh, David DiLillo & Jillian Panuzio (2013), Analyzing Mixed-Dyadic Data Using Structural Equation Models.
4/15/13 Posted description of the content for the "Advances in Latent Variable Modeling Using Mplus Version 7" workshop to be held at the UConn M3 conference, May 23, 2013.
4/8/13 Added new paper under the topic Bayesian Analysis: Muthén, Bengt; Asparouhov, Tihomir(2012), Rejoinder to MacCallum, Edwards, and Cai (2012) and Rindskopf (2012): Mastering a new method.
4/4/13 Added new PDF to FAQ page: MCMC iteration convergence in Mplus
4/1/13 Added Fourth UK Mplus Users Meeting, Nov 15, 2013, York UK to User Meeting Page. Also added new paper under Growth Modeling: Grimm et al (2013), Modeling Nonlinear Change via Latent Change and Latent Acceleration Frameworks: Examining Velocity and Acceleration of Growth Trajectories.
3/29/13 Added Sixth Dutch Mplus Users Meeting information to User Meeting Page, and posted a new workshop in Ljubljana, Slovenia, July 15th, 2013.
3/19/13 Posted new workshop at the 2013 International Meeting Psychometric Society, The Netherlands, July 22, 2013 to the Courses page.
3/5/13 Posted two Mplus workshops at the UConn M3 conference, May 20-23, 2013 to Latest News and Courses page. Also posted a new workshop in Washington, DC, May 24, 2013 to Latest News and Courses page.
3/4/13 Posted new short course in Örebro, Sweden, April 29-May 3, 2013 to website, also moved remaining February short courses to the "previous courses" page.
2/7/13 Posted corrected version of Webnote 15 to site.
2/4/13 Posted two new short courses to the website.
1/30/13 Posted three new short courses to the website.
1/28/13 Posted Webnote 17 to site.
1/22/13 Added new talk: Muthen (2013). Overview of recent Mplus developments. Conference call presentation to the Prevention Science Methodology Group, January 29.
1/22/13 Added new FAQ topic: Binary item measurement invarince testing.
1/7/13 Added new paper: Muthen & Asparouhov (2013). Item response modeling in Mplus: A multi-dimensional, multi-level, and multi-timepoint example.
1/7/13 Added new Mplus short course, Copenhagen, Denmark - June 17-21, 2013.
1/2/13 General cleanup - removed old bullets from Latest News, moved recently held courses into previous courses section.
Added a new paper under Latent Class Analysis, Feingold, A., Tiberio, S.S., & Capaldi, D.M. (2013). New Approaches for Examining Associations with Latent Categorical Variables: Applications to Substance Abuse and Aggression. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors.
12/19/12 Added new paper under the "Miscellaneous" heading.
11/30/12 Posted revised paper: Asparouhov & Muthen (2012). General random effect latent variable modeling: Random subjects, items, contexts, and parameters.
11/30/12 Posted new book on using Mplus: Geiser (2012). Data Analysis with Mplus. New York: Guilford as Latest News Bullet.
11/27/12 Posted new paper: Compliance Mixture Modelling with a Zero Effect Complier Class and Missing Data under the "Non-Compliance Modeling" to papers.html.
11/16/12 Posted Webnote 16 to site.
11/15/12 Added new paper to Bayesian Analysis section, and new Germany Mplus course. Updated the Technical Appendices and Version History pages to reflect a new version of the following paper: Comparison of computational methods for high-dimensional item factor analysis.
11/14/12 Added new Singapore short course and related PDF information file for download.
11/13/12 Updated Homepage to announce launch of the Diagrammer for the Mac version of Mplus.
11/9/12 Updated the Technical Appendices and Version History pages to reflect a new version of the following paper: Comparison of computational methods for high-dimensional item factor analysis.
11/8/12 Fixed broken link for www.statmodel.com/missingdata.shtml page.
11/7/12 Added new Melbourne course, moved Miami course to Previous Mplus Short Courses page.
11/5/12 Added two papers under "Bayesian Analysis" topic.
10/31/12 Added a new course to Upcoming Courses page.
10/30/12 Added three new courses to Upcoming Courses page.
10/29/12 Moved two courses off current courses page to old announcements page.
10/25/12 Moved Hong Kong and Beijing course postings from index to old announcements.
Edited Mplus Via R page to reflect google group info.
10/19/12 Updated system requirements.
10/4/12 Posted Hong Kong and Beijing course handouts to short course page.
Posted revised version 5 webnote 15.
Updated home page.
Updated version history page.
10/4/12 Updated papers page.
Updated version history page.
10/2/12 Posted technical appendices related to new features in Version 7 on technical appendices page.
Updated version history page.
9/30/12 Posted revised webnote 15.
9/27/12 Mplus Version 7 Demo available.
9/25/12 Updated home page.
Updated version history.
Posted version 7 user's guide and diagrammer.
Updated shopping cart.
9/23/12 Updated shopping cart left menu.
Updated home page left menu.
Added platforms description to homepage and shopping cart.
9/21/12 Posted revised FAQ Latent variable interactions.
9/18/12 Added December 10-13, 2012 course in Perth, Western Australia to short course page.
Posted supplemental materials for Morin et al Chapter 10. Exploratory structural equation modeling. (Topic: ESEM)
Updated latest news on home page.
9/14/12 Posted link to videos and pdfs from the Mplus Version 7 training at Utrecht University August 27-29 and 30 on home page.
9/12/12 Updated home page.
9/7/12 Updated home page.
Updated short course and previous courses page.
Updated user's meetings page.
8/24/12 Updated home page.
Posted Brown & Maydeu-Olivares paper Fitting a Thurstonian IRT model to forced-choice data using Mplus. (Topic: Paired-Comparison and Ranking Data SEM)
Posted Hox, van de Schoot & Matthijsse paper How few countries will do? Comparative survey analysis from a Bayesian perspective. (Topic: Multilevel SEM)
8/22/12 Posted new handouts to readings and handout page for Utrecht courses.
8/20/12 Updated short course page.
Added Workshop series structural equation modeling: Theory and application, Örebro University, Sweden, October 2012 to short course page.
8/14/12 Posted new handouts to readings and handout page for Hopkins and Utrecht courses.
Updated homepage.
8/10/12 Updated readings and handout page for Hopkins and Utrecht courses.
Posted updated Asparouhov and Muthen paper Using bayesian priors for more flexible latent class analysis. (Topic: Latent Class Analysis)
8/9/12 Updated readings and handout page for Hopkins and Utrecht courses.
8/8/12 Updated readings and handout page for Hopkins and Utrecht courses.
Posted web note 15 to web notes page.
8/7/12 Added handout link to readings and handout page for Hopkins and Utrecht courses.
Updated short course page.
Updated previous course page.
7/25/12 Added readings page for Hopkins and Utrecht courses.
Updated home page.
Updated user's meeting page.
Updated short course pages.
Updated version history page.
7/14/12 Posted Power et al paper Non-random dropout and the relative efficacy of escitalopram and nortriptyline in treating major depressive disorder. (Topic: Missing Data Analysis)
Updated website link for Craig Ender's missing data book.
Updated home page.
7/8/12 Added Miami Beach, Florida course to short course page.
6/30/12 Updated home page.
Updated short course page.
6/17/12 Updated about us page.
Updated version history page.
6/1/12 Updated home page.
Updated version history page.
5/29/12 Updated short course page and previous course page.
5/23/12 Added new Asparouhov & Muthen web note Using Mplus TECH11 and TECH14 to test the number of latent classes.
5/11/12 Updated Copenhagen SEM course to show postponed until October 15-18, 2012 on short course page.
5/9/12 Updated latest news.
Added October Hong Kong and Beijing course to short course page.
5/3/12 Added June 29, 2012 UK course to short course page.
5/1/12 Updated courses page.
4/25/12 Updated home page.
Updated courses page.
Updated Mplus user's meetings.
4/17/12 Updated home page.
Updated courses page.
4/10/12 Posted registration link to short course Workshop Series in Statistical Modeling with Mplus: Basic, Intermediate, and Advanced Techniques, Johns Hopkins University, August 13-17, 2012.
4/06/12 Posted upcoming short course Latent trait and latent class analysis for multiple groups, Manchester, UK, May 3-4, 2012.
Posted Wall et al paper Mixture factor analysis for approximating a nonnormally distributed continuous latent factor with continuous and dichotomous observed variables. (Topic: Factor Mixture Analysis)
Posted Sawatzky et al paper Latent variable mixture models: A promising approach for the validation of patient reported outcomes. (Topic: IRT)
3/26/12 Posted Forero & Maydeu-Olivares paper Estimation of IRT graded response models: Limited versus full information methods. (Topic: IRT)
Posted Brown& Maydeu-Olivares paper Item response modeling of forced-choice questionnaires. (Topic: Paired-Comparison and Ranking Data SEM)
3/24/12 Added details on Workshop Series in Statistical Modeling with Mplus: Basic, Intermediate, and Advanced Techniques, Johns Hopkins University, August 13-17, 2012.
Posted FAQ Latent variable interactions.
3/21/12 Posted upcoming short course Bayesian and Frequentist SEM, Melbourne, Australia, July 2-5, 2012.
3/20/12 Posted upcoming short course Introduction to Structural Equation Models, Los Angeles, May 17-18, 2012.
3/14/12 Posted upcoming workshops on latent variable modeling of categorical data, UK.
3/13/12 Posted new layout of user's guide examples.
3/11/12 Updated home page latest news.
Updated short course page.
2/22/12 Posted Geiser & Lockhart paper A comparison of four approaches to account for method effects in latent state-trait analyses. (Topic: Measurement Modeling)
Added March short course at University of Cologne to short course page.
Added new FAQ to FAQ page.
Updated home page.
2/7/12 Posted Marsh et al paper Measurement invariance of big-five factors over the life span: ESEM tests of gender, age, plasticity, maturity, and La Dolce Vita effects. (Topic: Structural Equation Modeling)
Posted most recent Asparouhov & Muthén web note 12 Computing the strictly positive Satorra-Bentler chi-square test in Mplus.
Posted Reinecke & Seddig paper Growth mixture models in longitudinal research. (Topic: Growth Mixture Modeling)
Posted Finch & Bronk paper Conducting confirmatory latent class analysis using Mplus. (Topic: Latent Class Analysis)
Posted Schmitt paper Current methodological considerations in exploratory and confirmatory factor analysis. (Topic: Structural Equation Modeling)
Posted Meeus et al paper Identity statuses as developmental trajectories. A five-wave longitudinal study in early to middle and middle to late adolescents. (Topic: Latent Transition Analysis)
Posted Meeus et al paper Personality types in adolescence: Change and stability and links with adjustment and relationships: A five-wave longitudinal study in early-to-middle and middle-to-late adolescence. (Topic: Latent Transition Analysis)
Posted Meeus et al paper On the Progression and Stability of Adolescent Identity Formation. A five-wave Longitudinal Study in Early-to-middle and Middle-to-late Adolescence. (Topic: Latent Transition Analysis)
2/2/12 Revised latest news on home page
Updated short course page
Updated FAQ page
Updated using Mplus via R
12/20/11 Posted new FAQ Indirect effect insignificant while both paths
Posted new short course Structural equation and multilevel modeling, Melbourne, Australia, February 13-17, 2012
Posted revised Asparouhov & Muthen paper Using Bayesian priors for more flexible latent class analysis. (Topic: Latent Class Analysis)
11/9/11 Posted Muthen paper Applications of causally defined direct and indirect effects in mediation analysis using SEM in Mplus. (Topic: Structural Equation Modeling)
Posted third version Muthen & Asparouhov paper Bayesian SEM: A more flexible representation of substantive theory. (Topic: Bayesian Analysis)
Updated home page.
Updated demo to Version 6.12.
Updated shopping cart to Version 6.12.
Updated version history.
11/6/11 Updated short course page.
Updated user's meetings page.
10/30/11 Posted Muthen paper Applications of causally defined direct and indirect effects in mediation analysis using extended SEM in Mplus. (Topic: Structural Equation Modeling)
Updated Latest News on home page.
Posted new course Introduction to structural equation modeling using Mplus, London, UK, January 6, 2012 on short course page.
10/4/11 Posted Asparouhov & Muthen paper Using Bayesian priors for more flexible latent class analysis. (Topic: Latent Class Analysis)
Posted Myers, Ahn & Ying paper Sample size and power estimates for a confirmatory factor analytic model in exercise and sport: A Monte Carlo approach. (Topic: Categorical Factor Analysis)
Posted Muthen & Curran paper General longitudinal modeling of individual differences in experimental designs: a latent variable framework for analysis and power estimation. (Topic: Growth Modeling)
9/23/11 Updated latest news on home page.
Added Paul Allison course to short courses page.
Moved past courses to previous courses page.
Updated FAQ page.
8/6/11 Added Danish short course to upcoming courses page.
Moved past courses to previous courses page.
Updated program developers page.
Updated Muthen & Asparouhov paper and inputs, outputs and data for Bayesian SEM: A more flexible representation of substantive theory. (Topic: Bayesian Analysis) to show accepted for publication.
Updated Marsh et al paper A new look at the big-five factor structure through exploratory structural equation modeling. (Topic: Structural Equation Modeling) and ESEM web page. to show as published.
7/27/11 Added new Web Note 13 on latent transition analysis with transition probabilities varying with covariates to Web Notes page.
7/26/11 Added C on C and X technical appendix to technical appendices page.
6/7/11 Added information about Bengt Muthen's Psychometric Society lifetime achievement award to homepage.
6/2/11 Added topic 9 handout on Bayesian analysis using Mplus.
Updated latest news section of home page.
Restructured courses page and previous course page(s).
Added multiple upcoming courses to course page.
Updated Mplus at a glance page.
Update FAQ page.
5/23/11 Added link's to talks at UConn course.
5/3/11 Posted second version of Muthen & Asparouhov paper and inputs, outputs and data for Bayesian SEM: A more flexible representation of substantive theory. (Topic: Bayesian Analysis)
Added June Multilevel modeling course, Lyon, France to Courses taught by others page.
Updated system requirements.
Updated version history.
4/26/11 Updated latest news.
Updated system requirements.
Updated version history.
4/13/11 Added two courses to courses taught by others page.
Removed Eight-topic Mplus short course from upcoming short course page.
Updated FAQ pdf Standardized coefficients greater than 1.
Posted Morin et al paper Psychometric properties of the Center for Epidemiologic Studies Depression Scale (CES-D) in French clinical and non-clinical adults. (Topic: Structural Equation Modeling)
Posted link to Mplus scripts related to Grimm & Ram paper Nonlinear growth models in Mplus and SAS. (Topic: Growth Modeling)
Posted link to recent Taiwan course event information and photos.
Added Mplus at a Glance to left menu bar.
4/05/11 Updated publication information for paper Growth modeling with non-ignorable dropout: Alternative analyses of the STAR*D antidepressant trial. (Topic: Missing Data Analysis)
Updated latest news on home page.
Updated course pages.
Posted new handout versions for topics 7 and 8.
Post corrected version of supplemental material for paper The longitudinal interplay of adolescents’ self-esteem and body image: A conditional autoregressive latent trajectory analysis. (Topic: Growth Modeling)
Updated publication information for paper Missing not at random models for latent growth curve analyses. (Topic: Missing Data Analysis)
3/26/11 Posted Petras et al paper The developmental impact of two first grade preventive interventions on aggressive/disruptive behavior in childhood and adolescence: An application of latent transition growth mixture modeling. (Topic: Latent Transition Analysis)
Posted Leoutsakos et al paper Effects of NSAID treatments on cognitive decline vary by phase of pre-clinical Alzheimer disease: Findings from the randomized controlled ADAPT trial. (Topic: Growth Mixture Modeling)
Posted Dyer et al paper Applying multilevel confirmatory factor analysis techniques to the study of leadership. (Topic: Multilevel SEM)
Added upcoming Mac version announcement to latest news on home page.
Updated user's meetings page and added new meeting to latest news.
Updated courses taught by others page and added new upcoming Harvard course.
Update FAQ.
Updated handout for topic 2 on short course page.
3/04/11 Added to FAQ's page.
3/02/11 Added two courses to Courses taught by others page.
2/28/11 Added July Oregon State University course to Courses taught by others page.
Replaced topic 7 and 8 handouts with new versions.
Posted Hayes & Preacher paper Quantifying and testing indirect effects in simple mediation models when the constituent paths are nonlinear. (Topic: Structural Equation Modeling)
2/18/11 Updated FAQ page.
Updated Courses taught by others page.
2/14/11 Added FAQ page.
Updated text on difference testing using chi-square page.
Updated information for upcoming Mplus user's meeting in UK.
Updated past user's on Mplus user's meeting page.
Added Oregon course to courses taught by others page.
Posted Finch & Bronk paper Conducting confirmatory latent class analysis using Mplus. (Topic: Latent Class Analysis)
Posted Tueller et al paper Addressing the problem of switched class labels in latent variable mixture model simulation studies. (Topic: Factor Mixture Analysis)
Posted Walton et al paper The dimensional nature of externalizing behaviors in adolescence: Evidence from a direct comparison of categorical, dimensional, and hybrid models. (Topic: Factor Mixture Analysis)
Posted Geiser et all paper Analyzing true change in longitudinal multitrait-multimethod studies: Application of a multimethod change model to depression and anxiety in children. (Topic: Growth Modeling)
Posted Morin et al paper General growth mixture analysis of adolescents' developmental trajectories of anxiety: The impact of untested invariance assumptions on substantive interpretations. (Growth Mixture Modeling)
2/06/11 Updated latest news section of home page.
Added link to Utrecht user's meeting page.
Added past meetings section to user's meeting page.
Posted Enders paper Missing not at random models for latent growth curve analyses. (Topic: Missing Data Analysis)
Posted ASU course on Mplus courses taught by others page along with three other upcoming courses at Utrecht University, Netherlands.
Posted Grimm et al paper Nonlinear structured growth mixture models in Mplus and OpenMx. (Topic: Growth Mixture Modeling)
Posted Grimm & Ram paper A second-order growth mixture model for developmental research. (Topic: Growth Mixture Modeling)
Posted Roesch et al paper Multilevel factor analysis and structural equation modeling of daily diary coping data: Modeling trait and state variation. (Topic: Multilevel SEM)
1/26/11 Moved Taiwan course from home page to previous course page.
Removed October 2010 user's meeting from user's meeting page.
Removed December 2010 course from courses taught by others page.
1/3/11 Posted handout of Bengt Muthen's talk at the Sunday, January 9th latent variable symposium for Taiwan short course.
12/15/10 Posted handouts for upcoming Taiwan course.
Update publication information for Muthen et al paper General approaches to analysis of course: Applying growth mixture modeling to randomized trials of depression medication. (Topic: Growth Mixture Modeling)
Added Utrecht Mplus User's Meeting to Mplus user's meetings page.
12/2/10 Posted new Morin et al paper The longitudinal interplay of adolescents’ self-esteem and body image: A conditional autoregressive latent trajectory analysis. (Topic: Growth Modeling)
Posted new Reynolds et al paper Use of factor mixture modeling to capture Spearman's law of diminishing returns. (Topic: Factor Mixture Analysis)
Posted Jo pdf of Estimation of intervention effects with noncompliance: Alternative model specifications. (Topic) Non-Compliance Modeling)
Posted Muthen et al pdf of On structural equation modeling with data that are not missing completely at random. (Topic: Missing Data Analysis)
Posted revised Muthen et al paper Growth modeling with non-ignorable dropout: Alternative analyses of the STAR*D antidepressant trial. (Topic: Missing Data Analysis)
Added link to information about Taiwan short course to home and course page.
11/22/10 Added Johns Hopkins course registration link to course page and home page.
11/10/10 Added Combining Categorical and Continuous Latent Variable Modeling with Mplus, Dortmund, Germany, February 21-25, 2011 course to courses taught by other groups page.
Updated home page.
11/03/10 Added Mplus short course, University of Connecticut, May 24, 2011 to home page and course page.
11/01/10 Posted Muthen paper Latent variable structural equation modeling with categorical data. (Topic: Structural Equation Modeling)
Added bullet item to version history page.
Updated Taiwan short course information.
Added link to Manchester, UK user's meeting registration.
Added Advanced Structural Equation Modeling using Mplus, Australian National University, Canberra, January 10-14, 2011 to short courses taught by other groups page.
10/14/10 Added Version 6.1 to version history page.
Posted Version 6.1 announcement on homepage.
Posted Version 6.1 demo.
Posted Version 6.1 updates.
10/14/10 Posted revised Muthen et al paper Growth modeling with non-ignorable dropout: Alternative analyses of the STAR*D antidepressant trial. (Topic: Missing Data Analysis)
10/08/10 Posted new Muthen & Asparouhov paper and inputs, outputs and data for Bayesian SEM: A more flexible representation of substantive theory. (Topic: Bayesian Analysis)
Posted short course link for Taiwan registration on home page.
Posted short course link for Mplus courses taught by other groups on home page.
Posted new Muthen paper A general strucural equation model with dichotomous, ordered categorical, and continuous latent variable indicators. (Topic: Structural Equation Modeling)
Posted new version of Muthen et al paper General approaches to analysis of course: Applying growth mixture modeling to randomized trials of depression medication. (Topic: Growth Mixture Modeling)
Posted new version of Asparouhov & Muthén technical report Bayesian analysis of latent variable models. (Topic: Bayesian Analysis)
Posted new version of Asparouhov & Muthén paper Bayesian analysis using Mplus: Technical implementation. (Topic: Bayesian Analysis)
Posted new version and files for Asparouhov & Muthén technical report Multiple imputation with Mplus. (Topic: Bayesian Analysis)
09/23/10 Posted Masyn & Henderson paper Exploring the latent structures of psychological constructs in social development using the dimensional-categorical spectrum. (Topic: Factor Mixture Analysis)
Posted Feldman et al paper New approaches to studying problem behaviors: A comparison of methods for modeling longitudinal, categorical adolescent drinking data. (Topic: Growth Mixture Modeling)
Added January 2011 Taiwan short course to home page and course page.
Moved Muthén & Muthén paper How to use a Monte Carlo study to decide on sample size and determine power from Miscellaneous to Structural Equation Modeling. (Topic: Structural Equation Modeling)
Moved Yu paper Evaluating cutoff criteria of model fit indices for latent variable models with binary and continuous outcomes from Miscellaneous to Structural Equation Modeling. (Topic: Structural Equation Modeling)
09/13/10 Posted published Preacher et al paper A general multilevel SEM framework for assessing multilevel mediation. (Topic: Multilevel SEM)
09/09/10 Posted van de Schoot et al paper Testing inequality constrained hypotheses in SEM models. (Topic: Structural Equation Modeling)
Added upcoming Hopkins course to home page and course page.
09/03/10 Posted revised Asparouhov & Muthén technical report Multiple imputation with Mplus. (Topic: Bayesian Analysis)
Posted Qureshi & Fang paper Socialization in open source software projects: A growth mixture modeling approach. (Topic: Growth Mixture Modeling)
Posted Petras et al paper Who is most at risk for school removal? A multilevel discrete-time survival analysis of individual and contextual-level influences. (Topic: Survival Analysis)
Posted Cho et al paper Latent transition analysis with a mixture item response theory measurement model. (Topic: Latent Transition Analysis)
08/22/10 Posted Asparouhov & Muthén paper Plausible values for latent variables using Mplus. (Topic: Bayesian Analysis)
Posted Asparouhov & Muthén paper Bayesian analysis using Mplus: Technical implementation. (Topic: Bayesian Analysis)
Posted new examples and version of Asparouhov & Muthén technical report Bayesian analysis of latent variable models.
Posted new version of technical appendix Chi-square statistics with multiple imputation.
Posted new technical appendix Weighted least squares estimation with missing data.
Posted new Sass & Schmitt paper A comparative investigation of rotation criteria within exploratory factor analysis. (Topic: Structural Equation Modeling)
Posted Muthén paper Latent variable modeling in heterogeneous populations. (Topic: Structural Equation Modeling)
Posted published Muthén & Asparouhov paper Beyond multilevel regression modeling: Multilevel analysis in a general latent variable framework. (Topic: Multilevel SEM)
Updated IRT in Mplus page with new link.
Updated home page.
Updated technical appendices.
Updated version history.
Updated previous course and course page.
07/20/10 Posted Asparouhov & Muthén technical report Multiple imputation with Mplus. (Topic: Bayesian Analysis)
Updated home page.
Updated technical appendices.
Updated version history.
07/11/10 Posted Emsley, Dunn & White paper Mediation and moderation of treatment effects in randomised controlled trials of complex interventions. (Topic: Mediational Modeling)
Posted Pickles & Croudace paper Latent mixture models for multivariate and longitudinal outcomes. (Topic: Growth Mixture Modeling)
07/05/10 Posted Asparouhov & Muthén web note 12 Computing the strictly positive Satorra-Bentler chi-square test in Mplus.
Posted inputs, data and outputs for Asparouhov & Muthén technical report Bayesian analysis of latent variable models.
Posted Muthén paper A general structural equation model with dichotomous, ordered categorical, and continuous latent variable indicators. (Topic: Structural Equation Modeling)
06/29/10 Posted Version 2 of Asparouhov & Muthén technical report Bayesian analysis of latent variable models using Mplus. (Topic: Bayesian Analysis)
06/27/10 Added Mplus users meeting to home page.
Posted Reise et al paper Target rotations and assessing the impact of model violations on the parameters of unidimensional item response theory models. (Topic: IRT)
Posted Leite and Cooper paper Detecting social desirability bias using factor mixture models. (Topic: Fator Mixture Analysis)
Added figures and syntax link to Henry and Muthen paper Multilevel latent class analysis: An application of adolescent smoking typologies with individual and contextual predictors. (Topic: Multilevel Mixture Modeling)
Added link to outputs for Muthen et al technical report Applications of continuous-time survival in latent variable models for the analysis of oncology randomized clinical trial data using Mplus. (Topic: Survival Analysis)
Posted Harvard Medical School course to summer courses page.
06/15/10 Posted new version of topic 4 handout to video and handout page.
Posted Essex course to summer courses page.
06/13/10 Removed Upcoming Mplus presentations from home page.
06/08/10 Moved Barcelona short course from home page to previous course page.
05/25/10 Posted Asparouhov & Muthén technical report Bayesian analysis of latent variable models using Mplus. (Topic: Bayesian Analysis)
05/14/10 Posted version 3 of Muthén technical report Bayesian analysis in Mplus. A brief introduction. (Topic: Bayesian Analysis)
Posted additional inputs, data and outputs for revised Muthén technical report Bayesian analysis in Mplus. A brief introduction.
Posted revised handouts for topic 3 and topic 4 on short course videos and handouts page.
Revised version history page.
Added course to summer short course page.
05/14/10 Added Using Mplus via R to left menu under How-to.
Added new page Using Mplus via R.
Added Using Mplus via R to latest news on home page.
Added Mplus summer short courses taught by other groups to latest news on home page.
Posted Bou & Satorra paper A multigroup structural equation approach: A demonstration by testing variation of firm profitability across EU samples. (Topic: Structural Equation Modeling)
05/11/10 Posted inputs, data and outputs for revised Muthén technical report Bayesian analysis in Mplus. A brief introduction.
05/07/10 Posted Asparouhov & Muthén technical report Pearson and log-likelihood chi-square test of fit for latent class analysis estimated with complex samples.
Updated version history.
05/04/10 Posted Asparouhov & Muthén technical report Simple second order chi-square correction.
Posted Asparouhov & Muthén technical report Resampling methods in Mplus for complex survey data.
Updated version history.
04/27/10 Posted Muthen et al technical report Applications of continuous-time survival in latent variable models for the analysis of oncology randomized clinical trial data using Mplus. (Topic: Survival Analysis)
04/25/10 Updated shopping cart to Version 6.
Updated homepage to version 6.
Updated general description.
Updated Mplus programs.
Updated pricing page.
Updated version history.
Updated system requirements.
Updated user's guide page.
Posted Version 6 demo.
Posted Version 6 updates.
04/19/10 Added link for Johns Hopkins course registration to home page and course page.
Added missing data page to left-margin item special Mplus topics.
Posted link to Enders book Applied missing data analysis on missing data page.
04/09/10 Posted updated course information on home page.
Posted revised technical document "Equality test of means..." on technical appendices page.
Posted Muthen & Satorra paper Complex sample data in structural equation modeling. (Topic: Complex Survey Data Analysis)
Posted revised update and support contract.
Posted updated shopping cart with version 6 preorder information.
04/01/10 Added announcement of Mplus version 6 to home page.
03/19/10 Moved March short course announcement from home page to previous courses page.
Posted Dedrick and Greenbaum paper Multilevel confirmatory factor analysis of a scale measuring interagency collaboration of children’s mental health agencies. (Topic: Multilevel SEM)
Posted pdf of Muthen paper Second-generation structural equation modeling with a combination of categorical and continuous latent variables: New opportunities for latent class/latent growth modeling. (Topic: General Mixture Modeling)
03/09/10 Posted latest topic 3 and topic 4 handouts on short course handout page.
03/06/10 Posted Jo et al paper Handling missing data in randomized experiments with noncompliance. (Topic: Non-Compliance Modeling)
Posted Clark dissertation Mixture modeling with behavioral data. (Topic: Factor Mixture Analysis)
02/20/10 Added Mplus scripts for the analyses of Muthen et al paper Growth modeling with non-ignorable dropout: Alternative analyses of the STAR*D antidepressant trial to examples page.
02/16/10 Posted Muthen et al paper Growth modeling with non-ignorable dropout: Alternative analyses of the STAR*D antidepressant trial. (Topic: Missing Data Analysis)
02/12/10 Added upcoming Mplus presentations and link to home page.
02/07/10 Added Mplus August short course at Johns Hopkins to home page and course page.
Posted Preacher et al paper A general multilevel SEM framework for assessing multilevel mediation. (Topic: Multilevel SEM)
Posted new version of Muthen et al paper General approaches to analysis of course: Applying growth mixture modeling to randomized trials of depression medication. (Topic: Growth Mixture Modeling)
Posted Muthen paper Tobit factor analysis. (Structural Equation Modeling)
Posted new version of Kerner & Muthén paper Growth mixture modelling in families of the Framingham Heart Study. (Topic: Genetics Modeling)
Posted new version of Hunter et al paper Antidepressant response trajectories and quantitative electroencephalography (QEEG) biomarkers in major depressive disorder. (Topic: Growth Mixture Modeling)
Posted pdf of Prescott paper Using Mplus computer program to estimate models for continuous and categorical data from twins. (Topic: Genetics Modeling)
Added Mplus web notes to left-hand sidebar under documentation.
01/09/10 Posted new Marsh et al paper A new look at the big-five factor structure through exploratory structural equation modeling. (Topic: Structural Equation Modeling)
Posted revised Clark et al paper Models and strategies for factor mixture analysis: Two examples concerning the structure underlying psychological disorders. (Topic: Factor Mixture Analysis)
Rearranged home page.
12/15/09 Added Barcelona short course to home page.
Rearranged home page.
Posted Clark et al paper Models and strategies for factor mixture analysis: Two examples concerning the structure underlying psychological disorders. (Topic: Factor Mixture Analysis)
Posted pdf for Muthén & Muthén paper The development of heavy drinking and alcohol-related problems from ages 18 to 37 in a U.S. national sample. (Topic: Growth Modeling)
12/04/09 Added links for videos to Mplus Short Course Topics 1, 2, 7 and 8 on new page for Mplus Short Course Videos and Handouts.
11/29/09 Posted Muthen & Brown paper Estimating drug effects in the presence of placebo response: Causal inference using growth mixture modeling. (Topic: Growth Mixture Modeling)
Posted published Uher et al paper Trajectories of change in depression severity during treatment with antidepressants. (Topic: Growth Mixture Modeling)
Posted published Uher et al appendix Methods and results of growth mixture modeling. (Topic: Growth Mixture Modeling)
Posted published Kim & Muthén paper Two-part factor mixture modeling: Application to an aggressive behavior measurement instrument. (Topic: Factor Mixture Analysis)
Posted Grimm & Ram paper Nonlinear growth models in Mplus and SAS. (Topic: Growth Modeling)
Posted Marsh et al paper Doubly-latent models of school contextual effects: Integrating multilevel and structural equation approaches to control measurement and sampling errors. (Topic: Multilevel SEM)
Posted Stormshak et al paper An adaptive approach to family-centered intervention in schools: Linking intervention engagement to academic outcomes in middle and high school. (Topic: Non-Compliance Modeling)
Posted Pettit et al paper Predicting the developmental course of mother-reported monitoring across childhood and adolescence from early proactive parenting, child temperament, and parents' worries. (Topic: Growth Modeling)
Posted Vazsonyi & Keiley paper Normative developmental trajectories of aggressive behaviors in African American, American Indian, Asian American, Caucasian, and Hispanic children and early adolescents. (Topic: Two-Part Growth Modeling with a Preponderance of Zeros)
Posted Raykov paper Evaluation of convergent and discriminant validity with multitrait-multimethod correlations. (Topic: Measurement Modeling)
Posted Raykov paper "Alpha if item deleted": A note on loss of criterion validity in scale development if maximizing coefficient alpha. (Topic: Measurement Modeling)
11/04/09 Updated Hopkins short course information on home page.
10/23/09 Added movies from the Berlin short courses on mixture modeling Topics 5 and 6.
9/18/09 Moved August 2009 Johns Hopkins course to previous course page.
Added March 2010 Johns Hopkins course to home page.
Added two-day workshop video links to training handouts page.
Posted Uher et al paper Trajectories of change in depression severity during treatment with antidepressants. (Topic: Growth Mixture Modeling)
Posted Uher et al appendix Methods and results of growth mixture modeling. (Topic: Growth Mixture Modeling)
Posted Pek et al paper Estimating and visualizing nonlinear relations among latent variables. (Topic: Non-linear SEM with a Semi-parametric Approach)
Posted new Henry and Muthen paper Multilevel latent class analysis: An application of adolescent smoking typologies with individual and contextual predictors. (Topic: Multilevel Mixture Modeling)
Posted Clark et al article Fluoxetine for the treatment of childhood anxiety disorders. (Topic: Growth Modeling)
Added new paper topic Measurement Modeling.
Moved Raykov et al paper Evaluation of scale reliability with binary measures using latent variable modeling to new paper topic Measurement Modeling.
8/22/09 Posted published Asparouhov and Muthen paper Exploratory structural equation modeling. (Topic: Structural Equation Modeling)
Posted published Marsh et al paper Exploratory structural equation modeling, integrating CFA and EFA: Application to students' evaluations of university teaching. (Topic: Structural Equation Modeling)
Posted Henry and Muthen paper Multilevel latent class analysis: An application of adolescent smoking typologies with individual and contextual predictors. (Topic: Multilevel Mixture Modeling)
Posted Masyn paper Discrete-time survival factor mixture analysis for low-frequency recurrent event histories. (Topic: Survival Analysis)
Posted Petras et al Participation and frequency during criminal careers over the life span. (Topic: Two-Part Growth Modeling)
Posted Petras and Masyn paper General growth mixture analysis with antecedents and consequences of change. (Topic: Mixture Modeling)
Posted Hunter et al paper Antidepressant response trajectories and quantitative electroencephalography (QEEG) biomarkers in major depressive disorder. (Topic: Growth Mixture Modeling)
Posted Moosbrugger et al paper Testing Multiple Nonlinear Effects in Structural Equation Modeling: A Comparison of Alternative Estimation Approaches. (Topic: Structural Equation Modeling)
Posted Coenders et al paper Simple, efficient and distribution-free approach to interaction effects in complex structural equation models. (Topic: Structural Equation Modeling)
Posted Gottfredson et al paper The effects of educational diversity in a national samples of law students: Fitting multilevel latent variable models in data with categorical indicators. (Topic: Multilevel SEM)
Posted Raykov, Dimitrov & Asparouhov paper Evaluation of scale reliability with binary measures using latent variable modeling. (Topic: Miscellaneous)
Posted new handouts for topics 1-3 and 5-8.
Updated course heading from one-year to eight-topic.
8/09/09 Updated short course information.
6/09/09 Added new information about release of version 5.21 to home page and version history page.
Posted new version 5.21 updates to download page for user's with current maintenance contracts.
5/30/09 Posted new Marsh et al paper A new look at the big-five factor structure through exploratory structural equation modeling. (Topic: Structural Equation Modeling) and ESEM web page.
Posted published Muthen and Asparouhov paper Multilevel regression mixture analysis. (Topic: Multilevel Mixture Modeling)
5/25/09 Posted link to Johns Hopkins registration page.
5/1/09 Posted new Marsh et al paper Classical latent profile analysis of academic self-concept dimensions. (Topic: Latent Class Analysis)
Posted new Van Horn et al paper Using multilevel mixtures to evaluate intervention effects in group randomized trials. (Topic: Multilevel Mixture Modeling)
Posted new Van Horn et al paper Assessing differential effects. (Topic: Mixture (Latent Class) SEM)
Posted new Benner & Graham paper The transition to high school as a developmental process among multiethnic urban youth. (New Topic: Growth Modeling)
Moved Muthén & Muthén paper The development of heavy drinking and alcohol-related problems from ages 18 to 37 from Topic: Miscellaneous to Topic: Growth Modeling.
Moved April short course to previous course page.
Updated topics on course sequence page.
4/17/09 Posted new Tucker-Drob paper Differentiation of cognitive abilities across the lifespan. (Topic: Structural Equation Modeling)
Posted revised Muthen and Muthen 2000 paper Integrating person-centered and variable-centered analyses. (Topic: Growth Mixture Modeling)
4/7/09 Updated course page to reflect August 2009 through March 2011 for Johns Hopkins course.
Posted new handout topics 7 and 8 on most recent handouts page.
Posted new Kerner & Muthén paper Growth mixture modelling in families of the Framingham Heart Study. (Topic: Genetics Modeling)
Posted new Clark & Muthén paper Relating latent class analysis results to variables not included in the analysis. (Topic: Latent Class Analysis)
Posted Jo & Muthén paper Modeling of intervention effects with noncompliance. (Topic: Non-Compliance Modeling)
Posted Jo & Muthén paper Longitudinal studies with intervention and noncompliance. (Topic: Non-Compliance Modeling)
Posted Muthén paper Multilevel covariance structure analysis. (Topic: Multilevel SEM)
3/21/09 Updated Mplus user's meeting information.
Moved John's Hopkins course from short course page to previous courses.
Posted published Cheung paper A model for integrating fixed-, random-, and mixed-effects meta-analyses into structural equation modeling. (Topic: Structural Equation Modeling)
3/03/09 Posted upcoming Berlin, Germany short course on home page.
Posted new pdf versions of handouts for topic 7 and topic 8 on recent handouts page.
2/21/09 Added link to UK Mplus users meeting to homepage.
Posted Woods paper Evaluation of MIMIC-model methods for DIF testing with comparison to two-group analysis. (Topic: IRT)
Revised publication information of Jo et al paper Cluster randomized trials with treatment noncompliance. (Topic: Non-Compliance Modeling)
Revised publication information of Morgan-Lopez et al paper Analytic methods for modeling longitudinal data from rolling therapy groups with membership turnover. (Topic: Missing Data Analysis)
Added link to Mplus course at AERA to homepage.
Added link to Mplus course at Johns Hopkins to homepage.
2/07/09 Created new ESEM page with links to web talk and ESEM papers
Revised ESEM link on home page to go to new ESEM page
Posted Marsh et al paper Exploratory structural equation modeling, integrating CFA and EFA. (Topic: Structural Equation Modeling)
1/23/09 Posted Muthén & Asparouhov paper Beyond multilevel regression modeling: Multilevel analysis in a general latent variable framework. (Topic: Multilevel SEM)
1/05/09 Added information link for Johns Hopkins short course to home page and course page.
12/23/08 Added registration links for Johns Hopkins short course to home page and course page.
Posted revised Asparouhov & Muthén paper Exploratory structural equation modeling. (Topic: Structural Equation Modeling)
Posted updated Lüdtke et al paper The multilevel latent covariate model to reference published version. (Topic: Multilevel SEM)
Posted new Temme paper Incorporating latent variables into discrete choice models. (Topic: Miscellaneous)
12/1/08 Added version 5.2 information to version history page.
Updated homepage with version 5.2 information.
Added new section to home page on exploratory structural equation modeling.
Posted new version of Asparouhov & Muthén paper Exploratory structural equation modeling. (Topic: Structural Equation Modeling)
Posted new tech appendix Chi-square statistics with multiple imputation.
Posted new handout versions of topics 5 and 6.
Posted published version of Jo, Asparouhov & Muthén paper Intention-to-treat analysis in cluster randomized trials with noncompliance. (Topic: Non-Compliance Modeling)
11/16/08 Posted new mplus web videos from most recent Johns Hopkins courses.
Posted most recent handout from two-day workshop.
Moved Michigan course to previous course page.
Added Johns Hopkins March 17-18, 2009 short courses to home page.
Posted revised Kim & Muthén paper Two-part factor mixture modeling: Application to an aggressive behavior measurement instrument. (Topic: Factor Mixture Analysis)
Posted revised Asparouhov & Muthen paper Exploratory structural equation modeling. (Topic: Structural Equation Modeling)
10/17/08 Posted new Hatton et al paper Family and individual difference predictors of trait aspects of negative interpersonal behaviors during emerging adulthood. (Topic: Miscellaneous)
Posted published Kaplan paper An overview of Markov chain methods for the study of stage-sequential developmental processes. Developmental Psychology, 44, 457-467. (Topic: Latent Transition Analysis)
Posted revised Kim & Muthén paper Two-part factor mixture modeling: Application to an aggressive behavior measurement instrument. (Topic: Factor Mixture Analysis)
Added Weighted least squares for categorical variables item to Technical Appendices page.
Posted Muthén paper A general structural equation model with dichotomous, ordered categorical, and continuous latent variable indicators. (Topic: Structural Equation Modeling)
Posted Muthén & Satorra paper Technical aspects of Muthén's LISCOMP approach to estimation of latent variable relations with a comprehensive measurement model. (Topic: Structural Equation Modeling)
Posted Muthén et al paper Robust inference using weighted least squares and quadratic estimating equations in latent variable modeling with categorical and continuous outcomes. (Topic: Structural Equation Modeling)
Posted Muthen & Gustafsson paper Multilevel latent variable modeling in multiple populations. (Topic: Multilevel SEM)
10/03/08 Posted revised Muthen & Asparouhov paper Multilevel regression mixture analysis. (Topic: Multilevel Mixture Modeling)
09/16/08 Posted revised Web Note 11 on examples page.
09/06/08 Changed links for topics 3 and 4 for recent handouts.
09/02/08 Posted revised Muthen & Asparouhov paper Growth mixture modeling: Analysis with non-Gaussian random effects to show published. (Topic: Growth Mixture Modeling)
Posted revised Kim & Muthen paper Two-part factor mixture modeling: Application to an aggressive behavior measurement instrument to show accepted for publication. (Topic: Factor Mixture Analysis)
Moved Johns Hopkins short course announcement from home page to previous courses page.
07/09/08 Added new Mplus web videos section to home page.
Addeded information on new Mplus web videos to the web training and handouts page.
Moved Durham, NH short course announcement from home page to previous courses page.
06/27/08 Created new papers category "Structural Equation Modeling".
Added Asparouhov & Muthen paper Exploratory structural equation modeling. (Topic: Structural Equation Modeling)
Added Cheung paper A model for integrating fixed-, random-, and mixed-effects meta-analyses into structural equation modeling. (Topic: Structural Equation Modeling)
Added Muthen et al paper General approaches to analysis of course: Applying growth mixture modeling to randomized trials of depression medication. (Topic: Growth Mixture Modeling)
Added Tolvanen paper Latent growth mixture modeling: A simulation study. (Topic: Growth Mixture Modeling)
Added Stapleton paper Variance estimation using replication methods in structural equation modeling with complex sample data. (Topic: Complex Survey Data)
Added Bartels et al paper Genetic and environmental contributions to stability in loneliness throughout childhood. (Topic: Genetics Modeling)
Also added Bartels et al paper Genetic and environmental contributions to stability in loneliness throughout childhood to Genetics Analysis Mplus Page.
Changed text in Jo et al paper Intention-to-treat analysis in cluster randomized trials with noncompliance. (Topic: Non-Compliance Modeling)
Updated Genetics Analysis in Mplus to reflect Version 5 examples.
Changed link on Mplus Web Talks page's first entry Two-level weighted least squares analysis with categorical outcomes.
05/25/08 Added updated version of Exploratory structural equation modeling on Technical Appendix page.
05/22/08 Added updated version of Exploratory structural equation modeling on Technical Appendix page.
Updated Greenbaum et al paper Variation in the drinking trajectories. (Topic: Growth Mixture Modeling)
Updated Ludtke et all paper The multilevel latent covariate model. (Topic: Multilevel SEM)
Posted new version of Muthen & Asparouhov paper Growth mixture modeling. (Topic: Growth Mixture Modeling)
Posted new version of Kim & Muthen paper. Two-part factor mixture modeling. (Topic: Factor Mixure Analysis)
Added D'Onofrio et al paper Smoking during pregnancy. (Topic: Genetics Modeling)
Added Rathouz et al paper Specification, testing and interpretation of gene-by-measured-environment. (Topic: Genetics Modeling)
Added Masyn paper Modeling measurement error in event occurances for single, non-recurring events. (Topic: Survival Analysis)
Added Bray paper Examining gambling and substance abuse. (Topic: Latent Transition Analysis)
Moved Nylund paper from Latent Class Analysis:Deciding on the number of classes to Latent Class Analysis.
Added Kreuter et al paper Good item or bad. (Topic: Latent Class Analysis)
Added Dumenci & Achenbach paper Effects of estimation methods on making trait-level inferences. (Topic: IRT)
05/18/08 Added new web talk Two-level weighted least squares analysis with categorical outcomes.
05/05/08 Added link for web talks.
05/03/08 Updated shopping cart to Version 5.1.
Updated homepage to version 5.1 and added web talks.
Updated version history.
Updated demo page to 5.1.
Updated technical appendices.
Updated web training page to include web talks.
Updated user's guide page.
04/21/08 Added revised short course handouts for topic 1 and changed date.
Revised updated and published papers.
Added Michigan short course.
04/6/08 Added revised short course handouts for topic 1 and topic 2.
Added Johns Hopkins course for August.
Change dates for Topic 3 and 4 handouts.
04/02/08 Added revised short course handouts for topic 1 topic 2.
03/31/08 Added additional short course handout downloads.
Moved Hopkins course to previous courses page.
03/18/08 Added short course handout downloads.
03/03/08 Added one-year course sequence information.
02/25/08 Updated short course information on home page and courses page.
Updated IRT page with most recent paper.
02/08/08 Posted Muthen & Asparouhov paper Multilevel regression mixture analysis. (Topic: Multilevel Mixture Modeling)
Posted Asparouhov & Muthen paper Testing for informative weights and weights trimming in multivariate modeling with survey data. (Topic: Complex Survey Data Analysis)
Posted Asparouhov & Muthen paper Computationally efficient estimation of multilevel high-dimensional latent variable models. (Topic: Multilevel SEM)
Moved Grilli & Rampichini paper to Multilevel SEM topic.
Posted Lubke et al paper Subtypes versus severity differences in the Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity disorder in the northern Finnish birth cohort. (Topic: Factor Mixture Analysis)
Posted Jung & Wickrama paper An introduction to latent class growth analysis and growth mixture modeling. (Topic: Growth Mixture Modeling)
Updated Asparouhov & Muthen paper Multilevel mixture models. (Topic: Multilevel Mixture Modeling)
Updated Muthen paper Overview of old and new models. (Topic: General Mixture Modeling)
Updated Kreuter & Muthen paper Longitudinal modeling of population heterogeneity: Methodological challenges to the analysis of empirically derived criminal trajectory profiles. (Topic: Growth Mixture Modeling)
Updated Nylund et al paper Deciding on the number of classes in latent class analysis and growth mixture modeling. A Monte Carlo simulation study. (Topic: Latent Class Analysis: Deciding on the number of factors)
Updated Masyn paper Modeling measurement error in event occurrence for single, non-recurring events in discrete-time survival analysis. (Topic: Survival Analysis)
Updated company information.
12/11/07 Moved London short course from home page to previous courses.
12/01/07 Updated version history page.
Updated Jo et al paper Cluster randomized trials with treatment noncompliance. (Topic: Non-compliance Modeling)
Updated Muthen & Masyn paper Discrete-time survival mixture analysis. (Topic: Survival Modeling)
11/20/07 Version 5 downloads posted.
Version 5 user's guide posted.
11/18/07 Posted Version 5 technical appendices.
Posted new Witkiewitz & Masyn paper Drinking trajectories following an initial lapse. (Topic: Two-Part Growth Modeling with a Preponderance of Zeros)
Posted new MacKinnon et al paper The intermediate end point effect in logistic and probit regression. (Topic: Mediational Modeling)
Posted new Geiser et al paper Separating rotators from nonrotators in the Mental Rotation Test. (Topic: Latent Class Analysis)
Posted new Schaeffer et al paper A comparison of girl's and boy's aggressive-disruptive behavior trajectories across elementary school. (Topic: Growth Mixture Modeling)
Posted Muthen et al paper Analysis of reading skills development from Kindergarten through first grade. (Topic: Growth Mixture Modeling)
Updated Company Information page.
Updated IRT page.
11/12/07 Added Version 5 information to version history page.
10/11/07 Revised link for London course to home page and courses page.
10/06/07 Removed Version 4.21 information from home page.
Added London course to home page and courses page.
10/02/07 Posted Version 5 announcement.
09/23/07 Posted revised Muthen & Asparouhov paper Growth mixture modeling. (Topic: Growth Mixture Modeling)
Posted new Ludtke et al paper The multilevel latent covariate model. (Topic: Multilevel SEM)
Posted new Zumbo paper Three generations of DIF analyses. (Topic: IRT)
Change Boscardin et al paper's publication information. (Topic: Growth Mixture Modeling)
Removed completed short course from home page to previous course page.
Added Johns Hopkins short course to home page and courses page.
08/26/07 Posted new Morgan-Lopez & Fals-Steward paper Analytic methods for modeling longitudinal data from rolling therapy groups with membership turnover. (Topic: Missing Data Analysis)
Removed completed short course from home page to previous course page.
Moved Muthen et al paper Comment on the Barnard, Frangakis, Hill & Rubin article to Missing Data Analysis topic.
Posted and amended title to revised Muthen & Asparouhov paper Growth mixture modeling. (Topic: Growth Mixture Modeling)
Posted revised Kaplan paper An overview of Markov chain methods. (Topic: Latent Transition Analysis)
Posted revised Muthen paper Latent variable hybrids. (Topic: General Mixture Modeling)
06/30/07 Posted revised Kreuter & Muthen paper Analyzing criminal trajectory profiles. (Topic: Growth Mixture Modeling)
06/17/07 Moved completed short courses from home page to previous course page.
05/09/07 Posted revised Kreuter & Muthen paper Analyzing criminal trajectory profiles. (Topic: Growth Mixture Modeling)
Added Hopkins registration information to home page.
Added Nylund dissertation to papers. (Topic: Latent Transition Analysis)
05/05/07 Added Kim & Muthen paper Two-part factor mixture modeling. (Topic: Factor Mixture Analysis)
Posted published Boomsma et al paper Longitudinal genetic analysis. (Topic: Genetics Modeling)
Added Boomsma et al paper Longitudinal genetic analysis to Genetics page.
Added Harden et al paper Genotype by environent interaction in adolescents' cognitive aptitude to Genetics page.
Updated Asparouhov paper Weighting for unequal probability to General multi-level modeling with sampling weights paper on Complex Survey Data page.
Added pdf link to Muthen paper Latent variable mixture modeling. (Topic: General Mixture Modeling)
05/01/07 Moved completed Utrecht short course from home page to previous course page.
04/17/07 Added Version 4.21 information to version history page.
04/10/07 Added a link to Johns Hopkins short course on home page.
04/02/07 Moved completed UCLA short course from home page to previous course page.
03/30/07 Posted revised version of Muthen & Asparouhov paper Growth mixture analysis. (Topic: Growth Mixture Modeling)
03/24/07 Added Johns Hopkins short course to home page.
Corrected APS course to read half-day instead of one-day.
Posted revised version of Asparouhov & Muthen paper Multilevel modeling of complex survey data. (Topic: Complex Survey Data)
Posted revised version of Asparouhov, Masyn & Muthen paper Continuous time survival in latent variable models. (Topic: Survival Analysis)
03/21/07 Moved completed short courses from home page to previous course page.
Posted revised webnote 11 on webnotes page.
03/10/07 Changed Utrecht short course to full on home page.
Posted published version of Schaeffer et al paper Modeling growth in boys aggressive behavior. (Topic: Growth Mixture Modeling)
Changed publication information for Jo et al paper Cluster randomized trials. (Topic: Non-compliance Modeling)
Changed publication information for Brown et al paper Adolescent substance use outcomes. (Topic: Growth Mixture Modeling)
03/06/07 Added Italy and Washington DC workshops to home page and short course page.
02/14/07 Updated Gitta Lubke's email on all papers.
Updated Mplus short course, ENAR meeting, Alanta Georgia page reference from 14 to 52.
02/11/07 Posted revised version of Kreuter & Muthen paper Longitudinal modeling of population heterogeneity. (Topic: Growth Mixture Modeling)
Posted revised version of Lubke & Muthen paper Investigating population heterogeneity with factor mixture models. (Topic: Factor Mixture Analysis)
Posted revised version of Lubke & Muthen paper Performance of factor mixture models as a function of model size, covariate effects, and class-specific parameters. (Topic: Factor Mixture Analysis)
Posted Lubke & Neale paper Distinguishing between latent classes and continuous factors: Resolution by maximum likelihood? (Topic: Factor Mixture Analysis)
02/10/07 Posted Boomsma et al paper Longitudinal genetic analysis for loneliness in Dutch twins. (Topic: Genetics Modeling)
Posted Jo et al paper Cluster randomized trials with treatment noncompliance. (Topic: Non-compliance Modeling)
Updated system requirements page to include Vista.
02/05/07 Added course full information to Johns Hopkins course on home page.
Updated download site for Muthen papers in references.
01/29/07 Added link to March 31, 2007 short course.
01/26/07 Posted Jo et al paper Intention-to-treat analysis in cluster randomized trials with noncompliance. (Topic: Non-Compliance Modeling)
Added publication and download information to Grilli & Rampichini paper.
Added page numbers to Muthen paper The potential of growth mixture modeling.
01/18/07 Posted Harden et al paper Genotype by environment interaction in adolescents’ cognitive aptitude. (Topic: Genetics Modeling)
01/14/07 Revised Authors to Nylund et al. paper Stability and instability of peer victimization during middle school. (Topic: Latent Transition Analysis)
12/24/06 Added short course announcements to home page and course page.
Posted Kreuter & Muthen paper How to model population heterogeneity? (Topic: Growth Mixture Modeling)
Posted Nylund & Muthen paper Stability and instability of peer victimization during middle school. (Topic: Latent Transition Analysis)
Posted Masyn paper Modeling measurement error. (Topic: Survival Analysis)
Posted web note 11. (Topic: Two-Level Modeling)
12/02/06 Replaced Asparouhov & Muthen paper Multilevel mixture models with revised paper.
Posted Muthen & Asparouhov paper Growth mixture analysis.
Posted Muthen paper Latent variable hybrids.
Replaced Asparouhov & Muthen papers multilevel modeling of complex survey data and continuous time survival in latent variable models with revised papers.
Added Washington DC workshop to home page.
11/22/06 Reorganized Papers page.
Added examples for Prescott paper to Examples.
11/12/06 Added Version 4.2 to home page.
Added Version 4.2 information to version history page.
11/11/06 Updated Asparouhov & Muthen (2006) Multilevel mixture models paper.
Changed company information to read Bengt Muthen retired.
11/5/06 Added references to genetics page.
11/3/06 Moved October short courses from home page to previous short course page.
Added March Johns Hopkins short course to the home page and course page.
Added April University of Utrecht course to the home page and course page.
10/7/06 Updated PDF for Nylund, Asparouhov & Muthen (2006).
Updated PDF for Kreuter & Muthen (2006).
Changed short course April date to March on course page.
9/9/06 Added Asparouhov & Muthen (2006) complex survey data paper to Recent Papers, Papers and Mplus Complex Survey Data Project.
8/14/06 Two Asparouhov & Muthen (2006) complex survey data papers added to Recent Papers.
Added Kreuter & Muthen (2006) growth mixture modeling paper to Recent Papers.
Added Asparouhov & Muthen (2006) survival analysis paper to Recent Papers.
Technical Appendices updated with technical information for Continuous-Time Survival Analysis.
8/1/06 Added Muthen (2006) growth mixture modeling paper to Recent Papers.
7/14/06 Application form and directions for Montreal short course posted on home page.
Updated PDF for Muthen, Asparouhov, & Rebollo (2006) factor mixture paper.
6/23/06 Announcement for Montreal short course posted on home page.
6/21/06 Published version of the Muthén, Asparouhov, & Rebollo (2006) factor mixture paper added to Recent Papers.
6/9/06 Published version of the Muthen & Asparouhov (2006) mixture paper added to Recent Papers.
6/6/06 New multilevel mixture modeling paper added to Recent Papers.
6/5/06 Technical Appendices updated with links to technical information including new information for Random Starts.
6/5/06 New complex survey data paper added to Recent Papers.
6/2/06 New topics pages added for Genetics and IRT analyses.
New pages for Genetics and IRT analyses added under Mplus Examples.