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. Du Pasquier L. Immunology. Insects diversify one molecule to serve two systems. Science. 2005;309:1826–7.
A journal article with 2 authors
1. Kovach JD, Lamb RS. Evolution. There can be only one. Science. 2014;343:623–4.
A journal article with 3 authors
1. Ditzen M, Pellegrino M, Vosshall LB. Insect odorant receptors are molecular targets of the insect repellent DEET. Science. 2008;319:1838–42.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
1. Zhang X, Liu Y, Wu B, Sun B, Chen F, Ji J, et al. Phylogenetic and molecular characterization of chicken anemia virus in southern China from 2011 to 2012. Sci Rep. 2013;3:3519.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
1. Escarpa A, González MC, López MÁ. Agricultural and Food Electroanalysis. Chichester, UK: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd; 2015.
An edited book
1. Ourselin S, Joskowicz L, Sabuncu MR, Unal G, Wells W, editors. Medical Image Computing and Computer-Assisted Intervention – MICCAI 2016: 19th International Conference, Athens, Greece, October 17-21, 2016, Proceedings, Part I. Cham: Springer International Publishing; 2016.
A chapter in an edited book
1. Tiwari A. Combining Equational Reasoning. In: Ghilardi S, Sebastiani R, editors. Frontiers of Combining Systems: 7th International Symposium, FroCoS 2009, Trento, Italy, September 16-18, 2009 Proceedings. Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer; 2009. p. 68–83.

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. Fang J. New Horizons Phoned Home! [Internet]. IFLScience. IFLScience; 2015 [cited 2018 Oct 30]. Available from: https://www.iflscience.com/space/new-horizons-phoned-home0/

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. Teacher Quality: Approaches, Implementation, and Evaluation of Key Federal Efforts. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office; 2007 May. Report No.: GAO-07-861T.

Theses and dissertations

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

Doctoral dissertation
1. Santoso E. Intellectual capital in Indonesia: The influence on financial performance of banking industry [Doctoral dissertation]. [Phoenix, AZ]: University of Phoenix; 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. Wilson M. Before Prison, Producer Recalls Fateful Night. New York Times. 2017 Aug 15;A20.

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
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