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. van den Bogaard P. The origin of the Canary Island Seamount Province - new ages of old seamounts. Sci Rep. 2013;3:2107.
A journal article with 2 authors
1. Kawai N, Matsuzawa T. Numerical memory span in a chimpanzee. Nature. 2000;403:39–40.
A journal article with 3 authors
1. Rajagopalan J, Han JH, Saif MTA. Plastic deformation recovery in freestanding nanocrystalline aluminum and gold thin films. Science. 2007;315:1831–4.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
1. Escartín J, Smith DK, Cann J, Schouten H, Langmuir CH, Escrig S. Central role of detachment faults in accretion of slow-spreading oceanic lithosphere. Nature. 2008;455:790–4.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
1. Krishnan V. Probability and Random Processes. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.; 2006.
An edited book
1. Pfenning F, editor. Foundations of Software Science and Computation Structures: 16th International Conference, FOSSACS 2013, Held as Part of the European Joint Conferences on Theory and Practice of Software, ETAPS 2013, Rome, Italy, March 16-24, 2013. Proceedings. Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer; 2013.
A chapter in an edited book
1. Gustin JL, Settles AM. Seed Phenomics. In: Fritsche-Neto R, Borém A, editors. Phenomics: How Next-Generation Phenotyping is Revolutionizing Plant Breeding. Cham: Springer International Publishing; 2015. p. 67–82.

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. Watch The Delta IV Rocket Launch Live [Internet]. IFLScience. IFLScience; 2014 [cited 2018 Oct 30]. Available from: https://www.iflscience.com/space/watch-delta-iv-rocket-launch-live/

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. Indian Affairs: Bureau of Indian Education Needs to Improve Oversight of School Spending. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office; 2014 Nov. Report No.: GAO-15-121.

Theses and dissertations

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

Doctoral dissertation
1. Carter CA. The Panhellenic Project: Assessing learning engagement using Web 2.0 technologies [Doctoral dissertation]. [Malibu, CA]: Pepperdine University; 2008.

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. Sisario B. Keeping the Dream Kickin’. New York Times. 2017 May 9;C1.

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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