We encourage you to use the APA examples below, or click to to our full guide on APA citation style to help you cite your sources in APA format for your unit reading summaries.
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Citing Scholarly or Professional Articles
Articles retrieved from databases or from the web are cited in 3 different ways:
1. If the article has a DOI (digital object identifier) then use the example below.
Culver, J. L., Arnow, B. A., & Ketter, T. A. (2007). Bipolar disorder: Improving diagnosis and optimizing integrated care. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 63(1), 72-93. doi:10.1002/jclp.20333
2. If no DOI is assigned then follow this second example.
Silva, R.R., Matzner, F., Diaz, J., Singh, S., & Dummit III, E.S. (1999). Bipolar disorder in children and adolescents: A guide to diagnosis and treatment. CNS Drugs,12(6), 437-450. Retrieved from http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/adis/cns/1999/00000012/00000006/art00003
3. If the article is retrieved from a database, use this third example.
Hauser, M. U. (2013). The significance of at-risk or prodromal symptoms for bipolar I disorder in children and adolescents. Canadian Journal of Psychiatry, 58(1), 22-31. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=pbh&AN=47837451&site=ehost-live
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