How to format your references using the Ansiedad y Estrés citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for Ansiedad y Estrés. 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
Kramer, M. (2009). Astronomy. Extreme spinning tops. Science (New York, N.Y.), 324(5933), 1396–1397.
A journal article with 2 authors
Bayley, H., & Cremer, P. S. (2001). Stochastic sensors inspired by biology. Nature, 413(6852), 226–230.
A journal article with 3 authors
Dietz, T., Ostrom, E., & Stern, P. C. (2003). The struggle to govern the commons. Science (New York, N.Y.), 302(5652), 1907–1912.
A journal article with 8 or more authors
Park, J. H., Scheerer, P., Hofmann, K. P., Choe, H.-W., & Ernst, O. P. (2008). Crystal structure of the ligand-free G-protein-coupled receptor opsin. Nature, 454(7201), 183–187.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
Singer, B., & Fedorinchik, G. (2009). Investment Leadership and Portfolio Management. John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
An edited book
Krempels, K.-H., & Stocker, A. (Eds.). (2014). Web Information Systems and Technologies: 9th International Conference, WEBIST 2013, Aachen, Germany, May 8-10, 2013, Revised Selected Papers (Vol. 189). Springer.
A chapter in an edited book
Ahn, G.-O., & Brown, J. M. (2006). Combinations of Hypoxia-Targeting Compounds and Radiation-Activated Prodrugs with Ionizing Radiation. In J. M. Brown, M. P. Mehta, & C. Nieder (Eds.), Multimodal Concepts for Integration of Cytotoxic Drugs (pp. 67–91). Springer.

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 Ansiedad y Estrés.

Blog post
Hale, T. (2016, June 27). Scientists Hypnotize Baby Sea Turtles For Science. IFLScience; IFLScience.


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
Government Accountability Office. (2009). Missouri River Navigation: Data on Commodity Shipments for Four States Served by the Missouri River and Two States Served by Both the Missouri and Mississippi Rivers (GAO-09-224R). U.S. Government Printing Office.

Theses and dissertations

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

Doctoral dissertation
Carlson, L. (2010). From Albéniz to Arbós: The orchestration of “Iberia” [Doctoral dissertation]. University of Maryland, College Park.

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
Whiteside, K., Das, A., & Lyall, S. (2017, February 14). The Winner, in a Comeback. New York Times, B8.

In-text citations

References should be cited in the text by name and year in parentheses:

This sentence cites one reference (Kramer, 2009).
This sentence cites two references (Bayley & Cremer, 2001; Kramer, 2009).

Here are examples of in-text citations with multiple authors:

  • Two authors: (Bayley & Cremer, 2001)
  • Three authors: (Dietz et al., 2003)
  • 6 or more authors: (Park et al., 2008)

About the journal

Full journal titleAnsiedad y Estrés
ISSN (print)1134-7937
ScopePsychiatry and Mental health
Applied Psychology
Social Psychology

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