How to format your references using the General Hospital Psychiatry citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for General Hospital Psychiatry. 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.
EndNoteDownload the output style file
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]
Jaeglé L. Atmospheric science. Pumping up surface air. Science 2007;315:772–3.
A journal article with 2 authors
[1]
Brown ME, Schaller EL. The mass of dwarf planet Eris. Science 2007;316:1585.
A journal article with 3 authors
[1]
Gonzalez S, Kitchener AC, Lister AM. Survival of the Irish elk into the Holocene. Nature 2000;405:753–4.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
[1]
Garcia V, Bibes M, Bocher L, Valencia S, Kronast F, Crassous A, et al. Ferroelectric control of spin polarization. Science 2010;327:1106–10.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
[1]
Burwick F. Romanticism. Chichester, UK: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd; 2015.
An edited book
[1]
Frank U, Loucopoulos P, Pastor Ó, Petrounias I, editors. The Practice of Enterprise Modeling: 7th IFIP WG 8.1 Working Conference, PoEM 2014, Manchester, UK, November 12-13, 2014. Proceedings. vol. 197. Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer; 2014.
A chapter in an edited book
[1]
Okaie Y, Nakano T, Hara T, Nishio S. Controllability of Mobile Bionanosensors. In: Nakano T, Hara T, Nishio S, editors. Target Detection and Tracking by Bionanosensor Networks, Singapore: Springer; 2016, p. 53–8.

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 General Hospital Psychiatry.

Blog post
[1]
Hale T. If We Don’t Cut Our Carbon Emissions, This Is What The World Will Look Like By 2100. IFLScience 2015. https://www.iflscience.com/environment/if-we-dont-address-our-carbon-emissions-how-world-will-look-100-years/ (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. NSA Methods of Acquiring Automatic Data Processing Equipment. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office; 1976.

Theses and dissertations

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

Doctoral dissertation
[1]
Gada KK. Numerical analyses of passive and active flow control over a micro air vehicle with an optimized airfoil. 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]
Koblin J. Van Susteren Is Let Go From MSNBC. New York Times 2017:B2.

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 titleGeneral Hospital Psychiatry
AbbreviationGen. Hosp. Psychiatry
ISSN (print)0163-8343
ScopePsychiatry and Mental health

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