How do I cite journal articles using the APA format?


To cite journal articles in your references list, use this general format:

Last Name of Author, F. M., & Last Name of Author, F. M. (Year). Title of article. Title of Journal, Vol.(Issue), page numbers. DOI (no period at the end)

Hill, R. M., Kaplow, J. B., Oosterhoff, B., & Layne, C. M. (2019). Understanding grief reactions, thwarted belongingness, and suicide ideation in bereaved adolescents: Toward a unifying theory. Journal of Clinical Psychology75(4), 780–793.

In the APA format, there is no need to reference the library database you used to access the article. If no DOI is available, use a stable URL link. 

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