Instructions for Authors


References should be cited in the text using  APA style (Edition 7).  For a complete listing of the standard, please visit :

Additional examples are as follows : 

In text Citation 

Early onset results in a more persistent and severe course (Kessler, 2003).

Arnett (2000) suggests there is an emerging adult stage in the lifespan of humans, covering young people between the ages of 18 and 25 years.

This is clearly indicated in (Figure 1),…

…as shown in (Table 1), no compensation…


Sillick, T. J., & Schutte, N. S. (2006). Emotional intelligence and self-esteem
mediate between perceived early parental love and adult happiness.
E-Journal of Applied Psychology, 2(2), 38-48.

Grady, J. S., Her, M., Moreno, G., Perez, C., & Yelinek, J. (2019). Emotions in storybooks: A comparison of storybooks that represent ethnic and racial groups in the United States. Psychology of Popular Media Culture8(3), 207–217.

Conference proceedings

Duckworth, A. L., Quirk, A., Gallop, R., Hoyle, R. H., Kelly, D. R., & Matthews, M. D. (2019). Cognitive and noncognitive predictors of success. Proceedings of the National Academy of SciencesUSA116(47), 23499–23504.


Jackson, L. M. (2019). The psychology of prejudice: From attitudes to social action (2nd ed.). American Psychological Association.

Kesharwani, P. (Ed.). (2020). Nanotechnology based approaches for tuberculosis treatment. Academic Press.

Published Dissertation or Thesis References

Kabir, J. M. (2016). Factors influencing customer satisfaction at a fast food hamburger chain: The relationship between customer satisfaction and customer loyalty (Publication No. 10169573) [Doctoral dissertation, Wilmington University]. ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global.

Zambrano-Vazquez, L. (2016). The interaction of state and trait worry on response monitoring in those with worry and obsessive-compulsive symptoms [Doctoral dissertation, University of Arizona]. UA Campus Repository.

Edited Book Chapters and Entries in Reference Works

Dillard, J. P. (2020). Currents in the study of persuasion. In M. B. Oliver, A. A. Raney, & J. Bryant (Eds.), Media effects: Advances in theory and research (4th ed., pp. 115–129). Routledge.

Thestrup, K. (2010). To transform, to communicate, to play—The experimenting community in action. In E. Hygum & P. M. Pedersen (Eds.), Early childhood education: Values and practices in Denmark. Hans Reitzels Forlag.

Newspaper and Online newspaper

Brody, J. E. (2007, December 11). Mental reserves keep brain agile. The
New York Times.

Reports and Gray literature

Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry. (n.d.). Asbestos in your environment: What you can do to limit exposure [Fact sheet]. U.S. Department of Health & Human Services.

Lipsey, M. W., Farran, D. C., & Hofer, K. G. (2015). A randomized control trial
of a statewide voluntary prekindergarten program on children’s skills
and behaviors through third grade. Vanderbilt University, Peabody
Research Institute.

Audiovisual Media

Van Gogh, V. (1889). The starry night [Painting]. The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY, United States.

Online Media

Gates, B. [@BillGates]. (2019, September 7). Today, it’s difficult for researchers to diagnose #Alzheimers patients early enough to intervene. A reliable, easy and accurate diagnostic would [Thumbnail with link attached] [Tweet]. Twitter.

Webpages and Websites

Bologna, C. (2019, October 31). Why some people with anxiety love watching horror movies. HuffPost.

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