Author's name. (Year of publication). Article title. Journal title, volume number(issue), pages.
Example: Mellers, B.A. (2001). Choice and the relative pleasure of consequences. Psychological
Bulletin, 126(1), 919-924.
Cited in text: (Mellers, 2001)
Three authors names. (Year of publication). Article title. Journal Title, volume(issue), pages.
Example: Bernardon, S., Babb, K.A., Hakim-Larson, J. & Gragg, M. (2011). Loneliness, attachment,
and the perception and use of social support in university students. Canadian
Journal of Behavioural Science, 43(1), 40-51.
Cited in text: (Bernardon, Babb, Hakim-Larson, & Gragg, 2011) [first usage]
(Bernardon et al., 2011) [following uses]
First six authors names, et al. (Year of publication). Article title. Journal title, volume number, pages.
Example: Saywitz, K. J., Mannarino, A.P., Berliner, L., Cohen, J.A., Harris, M., Karper, E., et.al.
(2000). Treatment for sexually abused children and adolescents. American Psychologist,
Cited in text: (Saywitz et al., 2000) [all uses in text]
Note: APA does not have specific guidelines for citing a case study, so citing it depends on whether it is a separate publication or appeared in a journal or book. If it is a separate publication, cite it as a book:
Example: Cespedes, F., Galford, R., Bonsignore, F.N., Buck, M.L., Younger, J., & Leppert, T. (2004).
Succession and failure [Case study]. Boston, MA: Harvard Business Publishing.
Cited in text: (Cespedes et al., 2004)
Note: If the case study appears in a journal or in a book, cite it as you would a journal article or chapter in a book. If the case study can only be found online, and it appears as a separate document on the website, cite it as you would a web document.
Author or authors name. (Date of publication, showing the year, month and date). Article title.
Magazine title,volume number, page numbers.
Example: Kandle, E.R., & Squire, L.R. (2002, November 10). Neuroscience: Breaking down scientific
barriers to the study of brain and mind. Science, 290, 1113-1120.
Cited in text: (Kandel & Squire, 2002)
Article title. (Date of publication, showing year, month and date). Name of newspaper, Page
numbers preceded by p. or pp.
Example: New drug appears to sharply cut risk of death from heart failure. (1993, July 15). The
Washington Post, p. A12.
Cited in text: ("New drug," 1993)