No. Citations from ChatGPT are not real.
While citations generated by ChatGPT may look convincing, they are in essence made up on the spot. ChatGPT is a chatbot built on a language modeling AI that predicts the most likely words to come next in a sequence. That means it will generate citations, upon request, based on it's model of what those citations are likely to look like. It is not a search engine that will locate real citations for you.
But don't just take my word for it: