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    I am having trouble coming up with the proper APA citation for the article at the following site:
    http://www.lj.se/info_files/infosida38238/gunillasydsjo.pdf

    Can anyone help me with this?

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    This website does a very good job at summarizing how to cite just about everything in APA style:
    http://library.concordia.ca/help/howto/apa.php

    We'll focus on articles, as the file you've attached is an academic journal article. Note, there are two methods of citing articles, one basic version and one which denotes an electronic access, which this case would be.

    From the link above, their example:

    Provide the same information as you would for a printed journal article and add a retrieval statement that will identify the source of this information. In general, it is not necessary to include database information (APA, 2010, p. 192).

    You can identify your source by including ONE of the following:

    DOI (digital object identifier)
    A DOI is an alphanumeric string used to identify journal articles and other documents published electronically. Always include the DOI when it is available instead of the URL or the database name. It is often found with the bibliographic information, such as the journal title and volume. It may also be included at the top or bottom of the first page of the article. Try searching for the DOI of an article at CrossRef.org

    Zhao, S., Grasmuck, S., & Martin, J. (2008). Identity construction on Facebook: Digital empowerment in anchored relationships. Computers in Human Behavior, 24(5), 1816-1836. doi:10.1016/j.chb.2008.02.012

    URL for an online periodical
    If there is no DOI for an article found in an online periodical, include the URL for the journal home page.

    Cooper, A., & Humphreys, K. (2008). The uncertainty is killing me: Self-triage decision making and information availability. E-Journal of Applied Psychology, 4(1). Retrieved from http://ojs.lib.swin.edu.au/index.php/ejap/

    If we go by the link you've provided, we can use the latter style. Notice that in the citation link above, at the top of the page, it dictates that 3 or more authors can be listed as first author followed by "et al.". As a result, your reference would be:

    Gilbert et al. (2008). Recognizing and responding to child maltreatment. Lancet, 373. Retrieved from http://www.lj.se/info_files/infosida38238/gunillasydsjo.pdf.

    All of this information I found from the document - the title and authors are obvious. The journal and details about versions is off to the right of the first page of the article.

    Hope that helps!

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