APA Referencing

Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews


Author(s) (Year of publication). Title of review. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. DOI number

Reference list:

Singh, J., Kour, K., & Jayaram, M. B. (2012). Acetylcholinesterase inhibitors for schizophrenia. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. https://doi.org/10.1002/14651858.CD007967.pub2

The citation in your text will be:

Singh et al. (2013) or (Singh et al., 2013)…

or, if you have quoted directly,

(Singh et al., 2013, p.23)

If you have used the author's name in your sentence then only the year of publication, with a page reference if necessary, is placed after it in brackets, eg.

Singh et al. (2013) suggest that ...

or, if you have quoted directly,

Singh et al. (2013, p.23) state that ...

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