Sonya K. Sterba, Ph.D.


Sterba, S.K., & Rights, J.D. (in press). Effects of parceling on model selection: Parcel-allocation variability in model ranking. Psychological Methods.
Online appendix available.  Associated software tools available here and here.

Sterba, S.K., & Rights, J.D. (2016). Accounting for parcel-allocation variability in practice: Combining sources of uncertainty and choosing the number of allocations. Multivariate Behavioral Research, 51, 296-313. Associated software tools available here.

Sterba, S.K. (2016). A latent transition analysis model for latent-state-dependent nonignorable missingness. Psychometrika, 81, 506-534. Online appendix available.

Sterba, S.K. (2016). Cautions on the use of multiple imputation when selecting between latent categorical versus continuous models for psychological constructs. Journal of Clinical Child & Adolescent Psychology, 45, 167-175.

Sterba, S.K. (2016). Interpreting and testing interactions in conditional mixture models. Applied Developmental Science, 20, 29-43. Online appendix available.

Sterba, S.K., & Gottfredson, N.C. (2015). Diagnosing global case influence on MAR versus MNAR model comparisons. Structural Equation Modeling, 22, 294-307. Online appendix available.

Lachowicz, M.J., Sterba, S.K., & Preacher, K.J. (2015). Investigating multilevel mediation with fully or partially nested data. Group Processes & Intergroup Relations, 18, 274-289. Online appendix and code available.

Sterba, S.K. (2014). Handling missing covariates in conditional mixture models under missing at random assumptions. Multivariate Behavioral Research, 49, 614-632. Online appendix available.

Sterba, S.K., Preacher, K.J., Forehand, R., Hardcastle, E.J., Cole, D.A., & Compas, B.E. (2014). Structural equation modeling approaches for analyzing partially nested data. Multivariate Behavioral Research, 49, 93-118. Online appendix and code available.

Sterba, S.K. (2014). Fitting nonlinear latent growth curve models with individually varying time points. Structural Equation Modeling, 21, 630-647. Online appendix and code available.

Sterba, S.K., & Bauer, D.J. (2014). Predictions of individual change recovered with latent class or random coefficient growth models. Structural Equation Modeling, 21, 342-360. Online appendix available.

Sterba, S.K. (2013). Understanding linkages among mixture models. Multivariate Behavioral Research, 48, 775-815. Online appendix and code available.

Sterba, S.K., & Pek, J. (2012). Individual influence on model selection. Psychological Methods, 17, 582-599. Online appendix and code available.

Sterba, S.K., Baldasaro, R.E., & Bauer, D.J. (2012). Factors affecting the adequacy and preferability of semiparametric groups-based approximations of continuous growth trajectories. Multivariate Behavioral Research, 40, 590-634.
Online appendix available.

Bauer, D.J. & Sterba, S.K. (2011). Fitting multilevel models with ordinal outcomes: Performance of alternative specifications and methods of estimation. Psychological Methods, 16, 373-390.
Online appendix available.

Sterba, S.K. (2011). Implications of parcel-allocation variability for comparing fit of item-solutions and parcel-solutions. Structural Equation Modeling, 18, 554-577.

Sterba, S.K., & Bauer, D.J. (2010). Statistically evaluating person-oriented principles revisited: Reply to Molenaar (2010), von Eye (2010), Ialongo (2010) and Mun, Bates and Vaschillo (2010). Development & Psychopathology, 22, 287-294.

Sterba, S.K., & Bauer, D.J. (2010). Matching method with theory in person-oriented developmental psychopathology research. Development & Psychopathology, 22, 239-254.
Online appendix available.

Sterba, S.K., & MacCallum, R.C. (2010). Variability in parameter estimates and model fit across repeated allocations of items to parcels. Multivariate Behavioral Research, 45, 322-358.
Online appendix available.
Associated software tools available.

Sterba, S.K., Copeland, W., Egger, H., Costello, J., Erkanli, A. & Angold, A. (2010). Longitudinal dimensionality of adolescent psychopathology: Testing the differentiation hypothesis. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 51, 871-884.
Online appendix available.

Sterba, S.K. (2009). Alternative model-based and design-based frameworks for inference from samples to populations: From polarization to integration. Multivariate Behavioral Research, 44, 711-740.
Online appendix and code available.

Pek, J., Sterba, S.K., Kok, B., & Bauer, D.J. (2009). Estimating and visualizing nonlinear relations among latent variables: A semi-parametric approach. Multivariate Behavioral Research, 44, 407-436.
Associated software tools available.

Bauer, D.J., Sterba, S.K., & Hallfors, D. (2008). Evaluating group-based interventions when control participants are ungrouped. Multivariate Behavioral Research, 43, 210-246.
Online appendix and code available in SAS (and in SPSS).

Sterba, S.K., Egger, H.L., & Angold, A. (2007). Diagnostic specificity and non-specificity in the dimensions of preschool psychopathology. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 48, 1005-1013.

Sterba, S.K., Prinstein, M.J., & Cox, M.J. (2007). Trajectories of internalizing problems across childhood: Heterogeneity, external validity, and gender differences. Development & Psychopathology, 19, 345-366.

Sterba, S.K. (2006). Misconduct in the analysis and reporting of data: Bridging methodological and ethical agendas for change. Ethics & Behavior, 16, 305-318.

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