An Index and Test of Linear Moderated Mediation

  title={An Index and Test of Linear Moderated Mediation},
  author={Andrew F. Hayes},
  journal={Multivariate Behavioral Research},
  pages={1 - 22}
  • A. Hayes
  • Published 2 January 2015
  • Mathematics
  • Multivariate Behavioral Research
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