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Bayesian structural equation modelling - do all parameters have to show good diagnostics (e.g., autocorrelation, trace plot etc.)?

Would a Bayesian SEM model only be accepted by a scientific journal if all parameters show good diagnostics ? (e.g., autocorrelation, trace plot etc.). Is it realistic to build such a model? Or is it ...
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Measure to capture within-chain fluctuations in MCMC?

I am using two kinds of updates for a particular parameter in MCMC estimation of my model. First update gives the following trace plot: Second update gives the following trace plot: Note that the ...
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Did the MCMC model converge?

Would you consider model with these MCMC traceplots and R-hat values as converged, and good enough for publication in a peer-reviewed journal? My peers claim convergence is good; the models ran for ...
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