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HSD 266: U.S. Health Care Delivery System: APA Citation Style

American Psychological Association (APA) Citation Style

Print Book 


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 


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

In-Text Reference:

(Adda & Ottaviani, 2005)

Electronic Book  


Bornstein, M. H. & Lamb, M. E. (Eds.). (1999). Developmental psychology: An advanced textbook (4th ed.).
     [NetLibrary Reader version]. Retrieved from

In-Text Reference:

(Bornstein & Lamb, 1999)

Journal Article in Electronic Database


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


National Institute of Mental Health. (n.d.). The Teen brain: 6 things to know. Retrieved from

In-Text Citation:

(National Institute of Mental Health, n.d.)

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