On the Use of Mixed Markov Models for Intensive Longitudinal Data

Multivariate Behavioral Research
S de Haan-RietdijkE L Hamaker

Abstract

Markov modeling presents an attractive analytical framework for researchers who are interested in state-switching processes occurring within a person, dyad, family, group, or other system over time. Markov modeling is flexible and can be used with various types of data to study observed or latent state-switching processes, and can include subject-specific random effects to account for heterogeneity. We focus on the application of mixed Markov models to intensive longitudinal data sets in psychology, which are becoming ever more common and provide a rich description of each subject's process. We examine how specifications of a Markov model change when continuous random effect distributions are included, and how mixed Markov models can be used in the intensive longitudinal research context. Advantages of Bayesian estimation are discussed and the approach is illustrated by two empirical applications.

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Software Mentioned

Mplus
rjags
Living in Family Environments coding system ( LIFE
OpenBUGS
R
R package msm
RJMCMC
Stan
JAGS

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