Search for dissertations about: "Confirmatory factor analysis"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 50 swedish dissertations containing the words Confirmatory factor analysis.

  1. 1. Some Aspects on Confirmatory Factor Analysis of Ordinal Variables and Generating Non-normal Data

    Author : Hao Luo; Fan Yang-Wallentin; Johan Lyhagen; Karl Jöreskog; Marie Wiberg; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; confirmatory factor analysis; ordinal variables; maximum likelihood; weighted least squares; polychoric correlation; non-normal data; Fleishman s method; Monte Carlo simulation; Statistics; Statistik; Statistics; Statistik;

    Abstract : This thesis, which consists of five papers, is concerned with various aspects of confirmatory factor analysis (CFA) of ordinal variables and the generation of non-normal data. The first paper studies the performances of different estimation methods used in CFA when ordinal data are encountered. READ MORE

  2. 2. Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy in Primary Care: Clinical Applications and Analysis of the Five Facet Mindfulness Questionnaire (FFMQ)

    Author : Josefine Lilja; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : mindfulness; Five Facet Mindfulness Questionnaire FFMQ ; internal consistency; factor structure; cluster analysis; meditators; non-meditators; Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy MBCT ; Primary Care; thematic and benchmarking analysis;

    Abstract : The overall objective of this thesis is to analyse the concept of mindfulness as measured by the Five Facet Mindfulness Questionnaire (FFMQ) and its clinical usefulness in primary care through group Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT). Because no Swedish version of the FFMQ was available, that became the starting point of this research project. READ MORE

  3. 3. Post-traumatic Stress Disorder – Assessment of current diagnostic definitions

    Author : Kristina Bondjers; Filip Arnberg; Mimmie Willebrand; Mark Shevlin; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; PTSD; Complex PTSD; Post-traumatic Stress; Psychological assessment; DSM-5; ICD-11; Confirmatory factor analysis; Latent class analysis; Structural equation modelling; psychometric; psychiatric diagnoses; Psychiatry; Psykiatri;

    Abstract : Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a debilitating condition that may arise after exposure to shocking, frightening, or dangerous events. Hallmark symptoms are re-experiencing, avoidance, and hyperarousal. Other common symptoms are more ancillary and overlap with other psychiatric disorders (e.g. READ MORE

  4. 4. Burnout, work, stress of conscience and coping among female and male patrolling police officers

    Author : Susann Backteman-Erlanson; Christine Brulin; Inger Öster; Mojgan Padyab; Gunvor Gard; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Patrolling police officers; qualitative content analysis; health; burnout; troubled conscience; coping; demand; decision latitude; social support; multiple logistic regression; factor analysis; differential item functioning; gender patterns; omvårdnadsforskning med medicinsk inriktning; Caring Sciences;

    Abstract : Background. Police work is a stressful occupation with frequent exposure to traumatic events and psychological strain from work might increase the risk of burnout. This thesis focuses on patrolling police officers (PPO), who work most of their time in the community and have daily contact with the public. READ MORE

  5. 5. Essays on Estimation Methods for Factor Models and Structural Equation Models

    Author : Shaobo Jin; Fan Yang-Wallentin; Rolf Larsson; Li Cai; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; shrinkage; factor rotation; penalized maximum likelihood; pseudo-maximum likelihood; multi-group analysis; ordinal data; robustness; Statistics; Statistik;

    Abstract : This thesis which consists of four papers is concerned with estimation methods in factor analysis and structural equation models. New estimation methods are proposed and investigated.In paper I an approximation of the penalized maximum likelihood (ML) is introduced to fit an exploratory factor analysis model. READ MORE