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Author AA, Author BB, Author CC. Title of article: lower case letter for subtitle. Abbreviated Title of Journal. Year;Volume number(Issue number):page numbers. Date published online [if given]. Date accessed [if using URL]. DOI or URL
Propper L, Cumby J, Uher R, et al. Disruptive mood dysregulation disorder in offspring of parents with depression and bipolar disorder. Br J Psychiatry. June 2017;210(6):408-412. http://dx.doi.org/10.1192/bjp.bp.117.198754
Smith JM, Sullivan SJ, Baxter GD. Massage therapy: more than a modality. NZ J Phys Ther. 2010;38(2):44-51. Accessed June 5, 2020. https://ezproxy.nwtc.edu/login?url=https://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspxdirect=true&AuthType=cookie,ip,cpid&custid=s6269745&db=ccm&AN=2010738302&site=ehost-live&scope=site
Author AA, Author BB. Title of Book: Subtitle of Book. Edition. Name of publisher; Year of publication.
Cornwall MW, Harris JH, Nyre E. Imaging Handbook for Physical Therapists. Wolters Kluwer Health; 2015.
Author AA, Author BB, Author CC. Title of Book: Subtitle of Book. Edition. Name of publisher; Year of publication. Date accessed. URL
Scott-Conner, CEH. Scott-Conner & Dawson Essential Operative Techniques and Anatomy. 4th ed. Wolters/Kluwer; 2014. Accessed February 1, 2020. https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/nwtc-ebooks/detail.action?docID=3417881
Author AA, Author BB. Title of book chapter: lower case subtitle. In: Editor AA, Editor BB, eds. Title of Book: Subtitle of Book. Edition. Name of publisher; Year of publication:page numbers.
Burnfield JM, Cesar GM, Norkin CC. Examination of gait. In O'Sullivan SB, Schmitz TJ, Fulk GD, eds. Physical Rehabilitation. 7th ed. F.A. Davis; 2019:228-293.