Are Fit Indices Used to Test Psychopathology Structure Biased? A Simulation Study

Ashley L. Greene*, Nicholas R. Eaton, Kaiqiao Li, Miriam K. Forbes, Robert F. Krueger, Kristian E. Markon, Irwin D. Waldman, David C. Cicero, Christopher C. Conway, Anna R. Docherty, Eiko I. Fried, Masha Y. Ivanova, Katherine G. Jonas, Robert D. Latzman, Christopher J. Patrick, Ulrich Reininghaus, Jennifer L. Tackett, Aidan G. C. Wright, Roman Kotov

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)740-764
Number of pages25
JournalJournal of Abnormal Psychology
Volume128
Issue number7
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2019

Keywords

  • bifactor model
  • factor analysis
  • fit index bias
  • model evaluation
  • Monte Carlo simulation
  • CONFIRMATORY FACTOR-ANALYSIS
  • COMMON MENTAL-DISORDERS
  • BIFACTOR MODEL
  • GENERAL FACTOR
  • TRANSDIAGNOSTIC FACTORS
  • P-FACTOR
  • ADOLESCENT PSYCHOPATHOLOGY
  • HIERARCHICAL STRUCTURE
  • GENDER-DIFFERENCES
  • EQUIVALENT MODELS

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Greene, A. L., Eaton, N. R., Li, K., Forbes, M. K., Krueger, R. F., Markon, K. E., ... Kotov, R. (2019). Are Fit Indices Used to Test Psychopathology Structure Biased? A Simulation Study. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 128(7), 740-764. https://doi.org/10.1037/abn0000434