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How to factor-analyze your data right: do’s, don’ts, and how-to’s.
The current article provides a guideline for conducting factor analysis, a technique used to estimate the population-level factor structure underlying the given sample data. First, the distinctionExpand
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Item Parceling in Structural Equation Modeling: A Primer
This article provides a primer of the statistical technique called parceling, or aggregating items and using those aggregates as indicators of latent constructs, for structural equation modelingExpand
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Underlying Circuits of Social Support for Bullied Victims: An Appraisal-Based Perspective on Supportive Communication and Postbullying Adjustment.
This study examined the working mechanisms of social support for victims of bullying. Structural equation modeling analyses based on retrospective survey data (N = 448) revealed that the effects ofExpand
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Ethnic Identity Development and Acculturation: A Longitudinal Analysis of Mexican-Heritage Youth in the Southwest United States
Utilizing part of the survey data collected for a National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)— funded project from 29 public elementary schools in Phoenix, Arizona (N = 1,600), this study explored theExpand
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Parents Don't (Always) Know Their Children Have Been Bullied: Child-Parent Discrepancy on Bullying and Family-Level Profile of Communication Standards.
Discrepancy between bullied victims’ experience and their parents’ understanding indicates underutilization of family support system, and thus presents an important risk factor. An online survey (N =Expand
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Extending the Theory of Planned Behavior to Predict Alcohol, Tobacco, and Marijuana Use Among Youth of Mexican Heritage
This study examined the applicability of extending the theory of planned behavior to explain the normative processes in substance use among Mexican-heritage youth. The theory identifies norms,Expand
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Testing a Mediational Model of Bullied Victims' Evaluation of Received Support and Post-Bullying Adaptation: A Japan-U.S. Cross-Cultural Comparison
What sort of social support best enhances bullied victims' adjustment has yet to be clarified. To explore this support-related aspects of bullied individuals' coping process, a mediational model ofExpand
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Familywise Error in Multiple Comparisons: Disentangling a Knot through a Critique of O'Keefe's Arguments against Alpha Adjustment
This essay discusses a statistical problem of multiple comparisons and argues for adjusting familywise alpha under certain conditions. The principle of familywise correction dictates that, uponExpand
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Profiling Family Communication Standards
The current research undertook a U.S.-Japan cross-cultural comparison to explore the underlying structure of family communication standards (FCS), or beliefs about the “ideal” ways of familyExpand
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