How to format your references using the Journal of Psychosocial Rehabilitation and Mental Health citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for Journal of Psychosocial Rehabilitation and Mental Health. 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. Graf H-F. Atmospheric science. The complex interaction of aerosols and clouds. Science. 2004;303:1309–11.
A journal article with 2 authors
1. Eiben AE, Smith J. From evolutionary computation to the evolution of things. Nature. 2015;521:476–82.
A journal article with 3 authors
1. Irvine WTM, Vitelli V, Chaikin PM. Pleats in crystals on curved surfaces. Nature. 2010;468:947–51.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
1. Ottesen EA, Hong JW, Quake SR, Leadbetter JR. Microfluidic digital PCR enables multigene analysis of individual environmental bacteria. Science. 2006;314:1464–7.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
1. Rapaport H. The Literary Theory Toolkit. Chichester, UK: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd; 2011.
An edited book
1. Hajek AE, Glare TR, O’Callaghan M, editors. Use of Microbes for Control and Eradication of Invasive Arthropods. Dordrecht: Springer Netherlands; 2009.
A chapter in an edited book
1. Kernert D, Köhler F, Lehner W. Bringing Linear Algebra Objects to Life in a Column-Oriented In-Memory Database. In: Jagatheesan A, Levandoski J, Neumann T, Pavlo A, editors. In Memory Data Management and Analysis: First and Second International Workshops, IMDM 2013, Riva del Garda, Italy, August 26, 2013, IMDM 2014, Hongzhou, China, September 1, 2014, Revised Selected Papers. Cham: Springer International Publishing; 2015. p. 44–55.

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 Psychosocial Rehabilitation and Mental Health.

Blog post
1. Andrew E. Live Webcast of Tonight’s ‘Super Harvest Moon.’ IFLScience. IFLScience; 2014.

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. Critical Infrastructure Protection: Sector-Specific Agencies Need to Better Measure Cybersecurity Progress. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office; 2015 Nov. Report No.: GAO-16-79.

Theses and dissertations

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

Doctoral dissertation
1. Wheeler JA. The Scaling of High Harmonics with Mid-Infrared Driving Fields and a Method for the Spatial Isolation of Individual Subfemtosecond Pulses [Doctoral dissertation]. [Columbus, OH]: Ohio State University; 2012.

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. Wagner J. Battered Mets Survive the Nationals. New York Times. 2017 Apr 29;D3.

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 Psychosocial Rehabilitation and Mental Health
AbbreviationJ. Psychosoc. Rehabil. Ment. Health
ISSN (print)2198-9834
ISSN (online)2198-963X
Scope

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