How to format your references using the Annales médico-psychologiques citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for Annales médico-psychologiques. For a complete guide how to prepare your manuscript refer to the journal's instructions to authors.

Using reference management software

Typically you don't format your citations and bibliography by hand. The easiest way is to use a reference manager:

PaperpileThe citation style is built in and you can choose it in Settings > Citation Style or Paperpile > Citation Style in Google Docs.
EndNoteFind the style here: output styles overview
Mendeley, Zotero, Papers, and othersThe style is either built in or you can download a CSL file that is supported by most references management programs.
BibTeXBibTeX syles are usually part of a LaTeX template. Check the instructions to authors if the publisher offers a LaTeX template for this journal.

Journal articles

Those examples are references to articles in scholarly journals and how they are supposed to appear in your bibliography.

Not all journals organize their published articles in volumes and issues, so these fields are optional. Some electronic journals do not provide a page range, but instead list an article identifier. In a case like this it's safe to use the article identifier instead of the page range.

A journal article with 1 author
[1]
Clapham DE. TRP channels as cellular sensors. Nature 2003;426:517–24.
A journal article with 2 authors
[1]
Levine BL, June CH. Perspective: assembly line immunotherapy. Nature 2013;498:S17.
A journal article with 3 authors
[1]
Ramu Y, Xu Y, Lu Z. Enzymatic activation of voltage-gated potassium channels. Nature 2006;442:696–9.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
[1]
Court FA, Sherman DL, Pratt T, Garry EM, Ribchester RR, Cottrell DF, et al. Restricted growth of Schwann cells lacking Cajal bands slows conduction in myelinated nerves. Nature 2004;431:191–5.

Books and book chapters

Here are examples of references for authored and edited books as well as book chapters.

An authored book
[1]
Cannataro M, Guzzi PH. Data Management of Protein Interaction Networks. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.; 2011.
An edited book
[1]
Raghukumar C, editor. Biology of Marine Fungi. vol. 53. Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer; 2012.
A chapter in an edited book
[1]
Sergienko VP, Bukharov SN. Friction-Excited Self-oscillations. In: Bukharov SN, editor. Noise and Vibration in Friction Systems, Cham: Springer International Publishing; 2015, p. 83–132.

Web sites

Sometimes references to web sites should appear directly in the text rather than in the bibliography. Refer to the Instructions to authors for Annales médico-psychologiques.

Blog post
[1]
Andrew E. Laser Pulse Imaged Through Bottle At 1 Trillion Frames Per Second. IFLScience 2014. https://www.iflscience.com/technology/laser-pulse-imaged-through-bottle-1-trillion-frames-second/ (accessed October 30, 2018).

Reports

This example shows the general structure used for government reports, technical reports, and scientific reports. If you can't locate the report number then it might be better to cite the report as a book. For reports it is usually not individual people that are credited as authors, but a governmental department or agency like "U. S. Food and Drug Administration" or "National Cancer Institute".

Government report
[1]
Government Accountability Office. National Transportation Safety Board: Preliminary Observations on the Value of Comprehensive Planning, and Greater Use of Leading Practices and the Training Academy. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office; 2006.

Theses and dissertations

Theses including Ph.D. dissertations, Master's theses or Bachelor theses follow the basic format outlined below.

Doctoral dissertation
[1]
Villanueva R. Issues of performance practice: The influence of Franz Strauss upon Richard Strauss’s Horn Concerto No. 1. Doctoral dissertation. California State University, Long Beach, 2015.

News paper articles

Unlike scholarly journals, news papers do not usually have a volume and issue number. Instead, the full date and page number is required for a correct reference.

New York Times article
[1]
Sisario B. Sprint Throws a Cash Lifeline to Struggling Tidal. New York Times 2017:B3.

In-text citations

References should be cited in the text by sequential numbers in square brackets:

This sentence cites one reference [1].
This sentence cites two references [1,2].
This sentence cites four references [1–4].

About the journal

Full journal titleAnnales médico-psychologiques
AbbreviationAnn. Med. Psychol. (Paris)
ISSN (print)0003-4487
ScopeArts and Humanities (miscellaneous)
Psychiatry and Mental health
Applied Psychology

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