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Author Guidelines

Each manuscript must include an abstract and should be accompanied by a cover letter or sheet of transmittal that gives the names and affiliations of all authors and the address of the principal author. Authors are asked to submit 2 copies of the article – one with the author information and another copy that does not have any identifying information. Language and format of the manuscript must be APA style as described in the Publications Manual of the American Psychological Association (1200 17th Street, NW, Washington, DC, 20336, 6th Edition, 2009).


Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.

  1. The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  2. The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, RTF, or WordPerfect document file format.
  3. Where available, DOIs and URLs for the references have been provided.
  4. The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.
  5. If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been followed.

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