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Nursing: APA Citation Style

American Psychological Association (APA) Citation Style

Print Book 

Citation:

Johnson, L. K. (2000). Bombs, bugs, drugs and thugs: intelligence and America's quest for security. New York
      and London: New York University Press.

In-Text Reference:

(Johnson, 2000)

Print Journal Article 

Citation: 

Adda, J. & Ottaviani, M. (2005). The transition to digital television. Economic Policy, 20,159-209.

In-Text Reference:

(Adda & Ottaviani, 2005)

Electronic Book  

Citation:

Bornstein, M. H. & Lamb, M. E. (Eds.). (1999). Developmental psychology: an advanced textbook (4th ed.).
     [NetLibrary Reader version]. Retrieved from http://www.netlibrary.com/Reader/

In-Text Reference:

(Bornstein & Lamb, 1999)

Journal Article in Electronic Database

Citation:

Sadeh, A., Keinan, G., Daon, K. (2004). Effects of stress on sleep: the moderating role of coping style. Health
     Psychology, 23,
542-5. doi: 10.1037/0278-6133.23.5.542

In-Text Reference:

(Sadeh, Keinan, & Daon, 2004)

Web Site

Citation:

National Institute of Mental Health. (2001). Teenage brain: A work in progress. Retrieved from
     http://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/publications/teenage-brain-a-work-in-progress-factsheet/index.xhtml.

In-Text Reference:

(National Institute of Mental Health, 2001)

APA Citation Guides

APA (American Psychological Association) style is most commonly used to cite sources within the social sciences. The following online guides are consistent with the 6th edition.

APA Citation Style Guide

APA Style in Other Media

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