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
Rotblat, J. (2000). ESSAYS ON SCIENCE AND SOCIETY: Taking Responsibility. Science (New York, N.Y.), 289(5480), 729.
A journal article with 2 authors
Balafoutas, L., & Sutter, M. (2012). Affirmative action policies promote women and do not harm efficiency in the laboratory. Science (New York, N.Y.), 335(6068), 579–582.
A journal article with 3 authors
Mogilner, A., Allard, J., & Wollman, R. (2012). Cell polarity: quantitative modeling as a tool in cell biology. Science (New York, N.Y.), 336(6078), 175–179.
A journal article with 8 or more authors
Dubrova, Y. E., Plumb, M., Gutierrez, B., Boulton, E., & Jeffreys, A. J. (2000). Transgenerational mutation by radiation. Nature, 405(6782), 37.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
Center for Chemical Process Safety. (1996). Guidelines for Use of Vapor Cloud Dispersion Models. John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
An edited book
Cousot, R. (Ed.). (2005). Verification, Model Checking, and Abstract Interpretation: 6th International Conference, VMCAI 2005, Paris, France, January 17-19, 2005. Proceedings (Vol. 3385). Springer.
A chapter in an edited book
Zéphyr, L., Lang, P., Lamond, B. F., & Côté, P. (2016). Controlled Approximation of the Stochastic Dynamic Programming Value Function for Multi-Reservoir Systems. In R. J. Fonseca, G.-W. Weber, & J. Telhada (Eds.), Computational Management Science: State of the Art 2014 (pp. 31–37). Springer International Publishing.

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
Andrews, R. (2016, August 31). Two Back-To-Back Hurricanes Move Towards Hawaii For First Time In History. 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. (2000). Commercial Motor Vehicles: Significant Actions Remain to Improve Truck Safety (T-RCED-00-102). 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
Thomas-Whitman, D. (2012). Treading water: Civic engagement efforts in a time of budget crisis at a public university [Doctoral dissertation]. California State University, Long Beach.

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
Herskovic, L. (2013, April 1). Blunt Doctor Cures Headaches. New York Times, A14.

In-text citations

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

This sentence cites one reference (Rotblat, 2000).
This sentence cites two references (Balafoutas & Sutter, 2012; Rotblat, 2000).

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

  • Two authors: (Balafoutas & Sutter, 2012)
  • Three authors: (Mogilner et al., 2012)
  • 6 or more authors: (Dubrova et al., 2000)

About the journal

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

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