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APA 6th Edition - University of Lincoln

Referencing system for Psychology

Book review

After the author, date, and review title (if there is one), include a descriptive phrase that begins “Review of…”

In-text citation (Paraphrase)
(Hall, 2012)

In-text citation (Quotation)
(Hall, 2012, p. 43)

Reference List

Hall, A. (2012). [Review of the book Child psychology and psychiatry:

       Frameworks for practice, by D. Skuse, H. Bruce, L. Dowdney & D. Mrazek].

       Child and Adolescent Mental Health, 17(2), 126.



Review author Surname, Initial(s). (Year).  Review title (if there is one) [Review of the book

       Book title: Subtitle, by Author Initial(s). Surname]. Journal Title, Volume(Issue), page

       numbers (without page number abbreviations). DOI if from an online source


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