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Parenting & Family Research Center

Longitudinal Prevention Research Methodology

Dr. Amanda Fairchild (PI), Dr. Ron Prinz (Co-I)

In this project, funded by the National Institute on Drug Abuse, we are developing and evaluating methods to explore mediating mechanisms in developmental pathways of substance use. The work involves exploring methods to test mediation in survival processes, as well as in more complicated data that involves multiple longitudinal processes.