chapter  13
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Joint models for longitudinal data: Introduction and overview

Thus far, the focus of this book has been on statistical models and methods useful for the analysis of a single outcome, measured repeatedly on each individual. In practice, however, one is often confronted with situations in which multiple outcomes, recorded simultaneously, are measured repeatedly within each subject over time. These outcomes may be of similar or disparate types, and a variety of scientific questions may be of interest, depending on the application.