How to format your references using the Soins Psychiatrie citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for Soins Psychiatrie. 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]
Treviño M. Stimulus similarity determines the prevalence of behavioral laterality in a visual discrimination task for mice. Sci Rep 2014;4:7569.
A journal article with 2 authors
[1]
Buyx A, Tait J. Ethics. Ethical framework for biofuels. Science 2011;332:540–1.
A journal article with 3 authors
[1]
Kashlinsky A, Odenwald S, Hogan CJ. Looking behind the stars. Science 2000;289:246–7.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
[1]
Dias A, Bouvier D, Crépin T, McCarthy AA, Hart DJ, Baudin F, et al. The cap-snatching endonuclease of influenza virus polymerase resides in the PA subunit. Nature 2009;458:914–8.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
[1]
Liphard KG. Labormanagement. D-69451 Weinheim, Germany: Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH; 2014.
An edited book
[1]
Clelland JD, editor. Genomics, Proteomics, and the Nervous System. vol. 2. New York, NY: Springer; 2011.
A chapter in an edited book
[1]
Lu CC, Li CC, Chen H. How Robust Is a Probabilistic Neural VLSI System Against Environmental Noise. In: Prevost L, Marinai S, Schwenker F, editors. Artificial Neural Networks in Pattern Recognition: Third IAPR Workshop, ANNPR 2008 Paris, France, July 2-4, 2008 Proceedings, Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer; 2008, p. 44–53.

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 Soins Psychiatrie.

Blog post
[1]
Hale T. These Maps Show The Most Popular Porn Searches In Each US State. IFLScience 2017. https://www.iflscience.com/technology/these-maps-show-the-most-popular-porn-searches-in-each-us-state/ (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. Data Center Consolidation: Agencies Making Progress, but Planned Savings Goals Need to Be Established [Reissued on March 4, 2016]. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office; 2016.

Theses and dissertations

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

Doctoral dissertation
[1]
Alsaadi A. Smart smoke and fire detection with wireless and global system for mobile technology. Doctoral dissertation. California State University, Long Beach, 2016.

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]
Oestreich JR. Finding Beauty Amid the Grit. New York Times 2016:C3.

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 titleSoins Psychiatrie
AbbreviationSoins Psychiatr.
ISSN (print)0241-6972
ScopeGeneral Medicine
Phychiatric Mental Health

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