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The purpose of the present study was to investigate the relationship between autistic traits and depression among 172 married couples, which we hypothesized was mediated by perceived quality of marital relationship and marital satisfaction. The data was analyzed by multilevel structural equation modeling (SEM) with a particular focus on the individ...
Despite public health measures and health-promotion efforts, the decline in tuberculosis (TB) morbidity in Japan has been slow, with a higher TB incidence rate relative to those observed in most developed countries. Because health behavior depends on multiple factors and is formulated within a social context, a theory-driven model would be necessar...
Objective: This study aimed to examine the quality of life (QOL) in Japanese couples during the transition to parenthood with their first child. Background: Relevant literature suggests that the health status of women drop during pregnancy and the postpartum period. However, less is known about their partner’s well-being during the transition to pa...
Purpose: The present study aimed to examine the relationship between sociodemographic factors and domains of quality of life (QOL) among married adults in Japan who were either rearing or expecting their first child. Our research focus was on whether different sociodemographic variables interacted with each other in predicting the first-time paren...
This study investigated the psychometric properties of the Japanese version of the WHOQOL-BREF among 10,693 community-based married Japanese men and women (4376 couples) who were either expecting or raising a child. Analyses of item-response distributions, internal consistency, criterion validity, and discriminant validity indicated that the scale...
The present study was conducted as a preliminary analysis of a 3-year longitudinal Global COE student survey. A questionnaire survey was conducted with 397 junior high school students and 484 high school students. From the result of bivariate correlational analysis, it was indicated that some differences between junior high school students and high...
I am doing multiple regression analyses with interaction terms by AMOS. Now would anybody answer how to do a formal comparison with the use of model constraints? Like comparing models from model#1 being main effects, model #2 being added interaction terms, and then comparing the chi square and other fit indices?