How to format your references using the Journal of Eating Disorders citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for Journal of Eating Disorders. 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. Killian TC. Ultracold neutral plasmas. Science. 2007;316:705–8.
A journal article with 2 authors
1. Hollien J, Weissman JS. Decay of endoplasmic reticulum-localized mRNAs during the unfolded protein response. Science. 2006;313:104–7.
A journal article with 3 authors
1. Petrie RJ, Koo H, Yamada KM. Generation of compartmentalized pressure by a nuclear piston governs cell motility in a 3D matrix. Science. 2014;345:1062–5.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
1. Ding L, Liu J-L, Hassan W, Wang L-L, Yan F-R, Shang J. Lipid modulatory activities of Cichorium glandulosum Boiss et Huet are mediated by multiple components within hepatocytes. Sci Rep. 2014;4:4715.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
1. Mang T, Bobzin K, Bartels T. Industrial Tribology. Weinheim, Germany: Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA; 2010.
An edited book
1. Zeghloul S, Laribi MA, Gazeau J-P, editors. Robotics and Mechatronics: Proceedings of the 4th IFToMM International Symposium on Robotics and Mechatronics. 1st ed. 2016. Cham: Springer International Publishing; 2016.
A chapter in an edited book
1. Ruiji C, Leiming Y. Microbiota and Microbial Mats within Ancient Stromatolites in South China. In: Tewari V, Seckbach J, editors. STROMATOLITES: Interaction of Microbes with Sediments. Dordrecht: Springer Netherlands; 2011. p. 65–86.

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 Journal of Eating Disorders.

Blog post
1. Carpineti A. A New Estimation Of The Mass Of The Milky Way. IFLScience. IFLScience; 2016.

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. Telecommunications: Issues Related to Competition and Subscriber Rates in the Cable Television Industry. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office; 2003 Oct. Report No.: GAO-04-8.

Theses and dissertations

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

Doctoral dissertation
1. Ramos CM. Is this working? A study on measuring the effectiveness of efforts to diversify the theatre management field [Doctoral dissertation]. [Long Beach, CA]: California State University, Long Beach; 2017.

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. Greenhouse L. Justices to Enter the Debate Over Lethal Injection. New York Times. 2007 Sep 26;A24.

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 titleJournal of Eating Disorders
AbbreviationJ. Eat. Disord.
ISSN (online)2050-2974
ScopePsychiatry and Mental health
Behavioral Neuroscience
Nutrition and Dietetics

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