Moderators, mediators, and bidirectional relationships in the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) framework: An empirical investigation using a longitudinal design and Structural Equation Modeling (SEM).

@article{Rouquette2015ModeratorsMA,
  title={Moderators, mediators, and bidirectional relationships in the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) framework: An empirical investigation using a longitudinal design and Structural Equation Modeling (SEM).},
  author={Alexandra Rouquette and Elizabeth M. Badley and Bruno Falissard and Timoth{\'e}e Dub and Alain Lepl{\`e}ge and Jo{\"e}l Coste},
  journal={Social science & medicine},
  year={2015},
  volume={135},
  pages={133-42}
}
The International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) published in 2001 describes the consequences of health conditions with three components of impairments in body structures or functions, activity limitations and participation restrictions. Two of the new features of the conceptual model were the possibility of feedback effects between each ICF component and the introduction of contextual factors conceptualized as moderators of the relationship between the components… CONTINUE READING