Note: The information below reflects the new APA 7th edition, which was published in January 2020.
Burgess, R. (2019). Rethinking global health: Frameworks of power. Routledge.
Chapter in an edited book with DOI
Balsam, K. E., Martell, C. R., Jones, K. P., & Safren, S. A. (2019). Affirmative cognitive behavior therapy with sexual and gender minority people. In G. Y. Iwamasa & P. A. Hays (Eds.), Culturally responsive cognitive behavior therapy: Practice and supervision (2nd ed., pp. 287-314). American Psychological Association. https://doi.org/10.1037/0000119-012
Edited book, no DOI
Hacker-Hughes, J. (Ed.). (2017). Military veteran psychological health and social care: Contemporary approaches. Routledge.
Pew Research Center. (2018). American trends panel Wave 26 [Data set]. https//www.pewsocialtrends.org/dataset/american-trends-panel-wave-26/
Dissertation or Thesis
Hollander, M. M. (2017). Resistance to authority: Methodological innovations and new lessons from the Milgram experiment (Publication No. 10289373) [Doctoral dissertation, University of Wisconsin-Madison]. ProQuest Dissertations and Theses A & I.
Published online, not in a library database
Hutcheson, V. H. (2012). Dealing with dual differences: Social coping strategies of gifted and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer adolescents [Master's thesis, The College of William & Mary]. William & Mary Digital Archive. https://digitalarchive.wm.edu/bitstream/handle/10288/16594/HutchesonVirginia2012.pdf
For ebooks, the format, platform, or device (e.g. Kindle) is no longer included in the reference.
Cain, S. (2012). Quiet: The power of introverts in a world that can't stop talking. Random House.
Graham, G. (2019). Behaviorism. In E. L. Zalta (Ed.), The Stanford encyclopedia of philosophy (Summer 2019 ed.). Stanford University. https://plato.stanford.edu/archives/sum2019/entries/behaviorism/
Article with DOI
APA style prefers one use DOIs. The DOI (digital object identifier) may be part of the citation or abstract of a record, or may be found on the first page of an article, especially in pdf format. To find a DOI go to https://www.crossref.org//guestquery To verify a DOI go to https://www.crossref.org//05researchers/58doi_resolver.html
McCauley, S. M., & Christiansen, M. H. (2019). Language learning as language use: A cross-linguistic model of child language development. Psychological Review, 126(1), 1-51. https://doi.org/10.1037/rev0000126
Article with no DOI with a non-database URL
Ahmann, E., Tuttle, L. J., Saviet, M., & Wright, S. D. (2018). A descriptive review of ADHD coaching research: Implications for college students. Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability, 31(1),17-39, https://www.ahead.org/professional-resources/publications/jped/archived-jped/jped-volume-31
Article in print or from a library database
Casaña, J., Calatayud, J., Ezzatvar, Y., Vinstrup, J., Benítez, J., & Andersen, L. L. (2019). Preoperative high-intensity strength training improves postural control after TKA: Randomized-controlled trial. Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy, 27(4), 1057-1066.
Article from Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
Mehrholz, J., Pohl, M., Platz, T., Kugler, J., & Elsner, B. (2018). Electromechanical and robot-assisted arm training for improving activities of daily living, arm function, and arm muscle strength after stroke. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. https://doi.org/10.1002/14651858.CD006876.pub5
Weir, K. (2017, January). Forgiveness can improve mental and physical health. Monitor on Psychology, 48(1), 30.
Bergeson, S. (2019, January 4). Really cool neutral plasmas. Science, 363(6422), 33-34. https://doi.org/10.1126/science.aau7988
Composer, A. (2020). Title of song. On Title of album. Production Company; Label. https//xxxx.
Beyonce. (2016). Formation [Song]. On Lemonade. Parkwood; Columbia.
Webpage on a news website
Avramova, N. (2019, January 3). The secret to a long, happy, healthy life? Think age-positive. CNN. https://www.cnn.com/2019/01/03/health/respect-toward-elderly-leads-to-long-life-intl/index.html
Hess, A. (2019, January 3). Cats who take direction. The New York Times, C1.
The Coca-Cola Company. (2015). Form 10-K 2015. Retrieved from Mergent Online database.
The Coca-Cola Company. (2015)). Form 10-K 2015. Retrieved from SEC EDGAR website https://www.sec.gov//edgar.shtml
Cutts, S. (2017, November 24). Happiness [Video]. Vimeo. https://vimeo.com/244405542
Martin, C. M. (2020, December 29). Be kind to yourself: How self-compassion can improve your resiliency. Mayo Clinic. https://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-lifestyle/adult-health/in-depth/self-compassion-can-improve-your-resiliency/art-20267193
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