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list of references at the end of the manuscript should be arranged
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references should be given in the following style:
1. Journal article:
Karbassi, A. R. & Amirnezhad, R. (2004).
Geochemistry of heavy metals and sedimentation rate in a bay adjacent to the
Caspian Sea. Int. J. Environ. Sci. Tech., v.1, No.3, pp. 199-206.
2. Book chapter:
Cutrona, C. E. & Russell, D. (1990). Type of social
support and specific stress: Towards a theory of optimum
matching. (In I.G. Sarason, B. R. Sarason, & G. Pierce
(Eds.), Social support: An interactional view (pp. 341-366). New York:
3. Book, authored:
G. (1964). Principles of preventive psychiatry. (New York: Basic Books)
4. Book, edited:
Felner, R. D., Jason, L. A., Moritsugu, J. N. & Farber,
S. S. (Eds.) (1983). Preventive psychology: Theory, research and practice.
(New York: Pergamon Press)
5. Paper presented at a conference:
Phelan, J. C., Link, B. G., Stueve, A. & Pescosolido,
B. A. (1996, November). Have public conceptions of mental health changed in
the past half century? Does it matter? (Paper presented at the 124th. Annual
Meeting of the American Public Health Association, New York)
Trent, J.W. (1975) Experimental acute renal failure.
Dissertation, University of California
7. Internet publication/Online document
Internet articles based on a print source
G., Knapp, S. & Doe, J. (2001). Role of reference elements in the selection
of resources by psychology undergraduates [Electronic version]. J. Bibliog.
Res., 5, 117-123.
VandenBos, G., Knapp, S., &
Doe, J. (2001). Role of reference elements in the selection of resources by
psychology undergraduates. J. Bibliog. Res., 5, 117-123. Retrieved October
13, 2001, from http://jbr.org/articles.html.
7.2. Article in an Internet-only journal
Fredrickson, B. L. (2000, March 7). Cultivating positive emotions to optimize
health and well-being. Prevention & Treatment, 3, Article 0001a. Retrieved
November 20, 2000, from http://journals.apa.org/prevent/vol3/pre03.html.
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