Journal abbreviation: International journal of play therapy

The abbreviation of the journal title "International journal of play therapy" is "Int. J. Play Ther.". It is the recommended abbreviation to be used for abstracting, indexing and referencing purposes and meets all criteria of the ISO 4 standard for abbreviating names of scientific journals.

Abbreviation rules

The table below outlines in detail the ISO 4 rules and matches to the ISSN maintained list of title word abbreviations (TWA) to derive the abbreviation.

TitleAbbreviationWord/Stem/Rule
InternationalInt.matches the stem "internation-"
journalJ.matches the word "journal"
ofRule 4.3: prepositions shall be omitted from title abbreviations.
playPlayNo abbreviation listed in TWA.
therapyTher.matches the stem "therap-"

Abbreviation systems

The ISO 4 abbreviation system, created by the International Organization for Standardization, serves to abbreviate journal titles in a consistent manner. This method streamlines citation processes and enhances the clarity of journal identification within academic settings.

Abbreviating journal titles involves ISO (International Organization for Standardization) for various fields, NLM (National Library of Medicine) for biomedical and life sciences, and CASSI (CAS Source Index) for chemistry and associated disciplines.

About the journal

Full journal titleInternational journal of play therapy
AbbreviationInt. J. Play Ther.
ISSN (print)1555-6824
ISSN (online)1939-0629
NLM catalogNA

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