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
Kullerud, L. (2011). Sustainability: A green Arctic. Nature, 478(7368), 179–180.
A journal article with 2 authors
Moine, H., & Mandel, J. L. (2001). Biomedicine. Do G quartets orchestrate fragile X pathology? Science (New York, N.Y.), 294(5551), 2487–2488.
A journal article with 3 authors
Falkenburger, B. H., Barstow, K. L., & Mintz, I. M. (2001). Dendrodendritic inhibition through reversal of dopamine transport. Science (New York, N.Y.), 293(5539), 2465–2470.
A journal article with 8 or more authors
Bornhop, D. J., Latham, J. C., Kussrow, A., Markov, D. A., Jones, R. D., & Sørensen, H. S. (2007). Free-solution, label-free molecular interactions studied by back-scattering interferometry. Science (New York, N.Y.), 317(5845), 1732–1736.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
Smith, J., & Roberts, R. (2015). Vital Signs for Nurses. John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.
An edited book
Gervais, D. A., & Sabharwal, T. (Eds.). (2011). Interventional Radiology Procedures in Biopsy and Drainage. Springer.
A chapter in an edited book
Amro, S. A., Chiclana, F., & Elizondo, D. A. (2012). Application of Fuzzy Logic in Computer Security and Forensics. In D. A. Elizondo, A. Solanas, & A. Martinez-Balleste (Eds.), Computational Intelligence for Privacy and Security (pp. 35–49). 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
Luntz, S. (2015, June 5). Pluto’s Moons Are In “Absolute Chaos.” 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. (2005). Aviation Security: Federal Air Marshal Service Could Benefit from Improved Planning and Controls (GAO-06-203). 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
Garcia, M. (2015). A.R.T. / Atmospheric. Retail. Therapy [Doctoral dissertation]. George Washington University.

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
Koblin, J. (2017, October 23). Ex-Fox Hosts Engage in Feud On Settlement. New York Times, B1.

In-text citations

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

This sentence cites one reference (Kullerud, 2011).
This sentence cites two references (Kullerud, 2011; Moine & Mandel, 2001).

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

  • Two authors: (Moine & Mandel, 2001)
  • Three authors: (Falkenburger et al., 2001)
  • 6 or more authors: (Bornhop et al., 2007)

About the journal

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

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