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Pediatric Psycho-Oncology Professionals
Professional Journal Writing


  • American Psychological Association. (2009). Publication manual of the American Psychological Association, edition 6. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association. (ISBN # 1433805618)
  • Darley JM, Zanna MP, &Roediger H III, editors. (2003).The complete academic: A career guide, edition 2. Washington, DC: America Psychological Association. (ISBN # 1591470358).
  • Drotar D, editor. (2000). Handbook of research methods in pediatric and clinical child (issues in clinical child psychology). New York: Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers. (ISBN # 030646229X).

Journal References

  • American Psychological Association Publications and Communications Board Working Group on Journal Article Reporting Standards. (2008). Reporting standards for research in psychology. Why do we need them? What do they need to be? American Psychologist, 63, 839-851.
  • Drotar D, & Lemanek K. (2001). Steps toward a clinically relevant science of interventions in pediatric settings. Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 26, 385-394.
  • Drotar D. (2009). Editorial: How to write effective reviews for the journal of pediatric psychology. Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 34(2), 113–117.
  • Drotar D. (2008). Thoughts on establishing research significance and preserving scientific integrity. Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 33, 1–5.
  • Drotar D. (2009). Editorial: How to write an effective results and discussion for the journal of pediatric psychology. Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 34(4), 339-343.
  • Drotar, D. (2010). Editorial: A Call for Replications of Research in Pediatric Psychology and Guidance for Authors. Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 35(8), 801-805.
  • Drotar D. (2009). Editorial: How to report methods in the Journal of Pediatric Psychology. Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 34(3), 227-230.
  • Durlak JA. (2009). How to select, calculate, and interpret effect sizes. Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 34(9), 917-928.
  • Granek L (in press). Putting ourselves on the line: Intersubjectivity and social responsibility in qualitative research. International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education.
  • Revicki D, Hays RD, Cella D, & Sloan J. (2008). Recommended methods for determining responsiveness and minimally important differences for patient-reported outcomes. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology, 61, 102-109.
  • Sternberg RJ, & Gordeva T. (2006). The anatomy of impact. What makes an article influential? Psychological Science, 7, 69-75.
  • Tong A, Sainsbury P, & Craig J. (2007). Consolidated criteria for reporting qualitative research (COREQ): a 32-item checklist for interviews and focus groups. International Journal of Quality in Health Care, 19, 349-357.
  • Wilkinson L. (1999). The task force on statistical inference: Statistical methods in psychology journals. American Psychologist, 54, 594-604.
  • Wywrich KW, Bullinger M, Aaronson N, Hays RD, Patrick DL, & Symonds T. (2005). The Clinical Significance Consensus Meeting Group: Estimating clinically significant differences in quality of life outcomes. Quality of Life Research, 14, 285-295.

While we tried to include potentially useful resources, this website is not exhaustive. New and additional resources may be available. Please let us know if there is a resource you would like to be included.

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