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]
Blumberg BS. Obituary: Joshua Lederberg (1925-2008). Nature 2008;452:422.
A journal article with 2 authors
[1]
Lindvall O, Kokaia Z. Stem cells for the treatment of neurological disorders. Nature 2006;441:1094–6.
A journal article with 3 authors
[1]
Moreno E, Basler K, Morata G. Cells compete for decapentaplegic survival factor to prevent apoptosis in Drosophila wing development. Nature 2002;416:755–9.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
[1]
Lunzer M, Miller SP, Felsheim R, Dean AM. The biochemical architecture of an ancient adaptive landscape. Science 2005;310:499–501.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
[1]
Bottjer DJ. Paleoecology. Chichester, UK: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd; 2016.
An edited book
[1]
Bahadur B, Venkat Rajam M, Sahijram L, Krishnamurthy KV, editors. Plant Biology and Biotechnology: Volume I: Plant Diversity, Organization, Function and Improvement. New Delhi: Springer India; 2015.
A chapter in an edited book
[1]
Sharma A, Srivastava J, Kumar A. A Comprehensive Overview of Renewable Energy Status in India. In: Thangavel P, Sridevi G, editors. Environmental Sustainability: Role of Green Technologies, New Delhi: Springer India; 2015, p. 91–105.

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]
Davis J. Sauropods’ Tooth-Like Backbones May Have Helped Them Grow Long Necks. IFLScience 2017. https://www.iflscience.com/plants-and-animals/sauropods-toothlike-backbones-may-have-helped-them-grow-long-necks/ (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. Aviation Safety: FAA Has An Opportunity to Enhance Safety and Improve Oversight of Initial Pilot Training. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office; 2012.

Theses and dissertations

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

Doctoral dissertation
[1]
Ji Y. Dynamic Genetic Control: Manipulating Cell Behaviors Using Heat. Doctoral dissertation. University of California San Diego, 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]
Saslow L. List of Weak Schools Claims 2, Removes One. New York Times 2007:14LI2.

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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