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Toward scientifically useful quantitative models of psychopathology: The importance of a comparative approach

  • Robert F. Krueger (a1), Colin G. DeYoung (a2) and Kristian E. Markon (a3)


Cramer et al. articulate a novel perspective on comorbidity. However, their network models must be compared with more parsimonious latent variable models before conclusions can be drawn about network models as plausible accounts of comorbidity. Latent variable models have proven generative in studying psychopathology and its external correlates, and we doubt network models will prove as useful for psychopathology research.



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Behavioral and Brain Sciences
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  • EISSN: 1469-1825
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