Publication Ethics & Malpractice
Note: These guidelines are retrieved from the Higher Education Commission (HEC), Pakistan manual for “Ethical Guidelines for Journals”, which has been prepared by Dr. Rukhsana Kausar, Director of Institute of Applied and Clinical Psychology, University of the Punjab, Lahore.
The following ethical guidelines are mandatory for all author(s). Violation of these guidelines may result in the application of penalties by the competent authorities, which will be lead to the suspension or cancellation of publishing rights.
ORIGINALITY OF RESEARCH AND PLAGIARISM:
DECLARATION & CERTIFICATE:
SUBMISSION TO OTHER JOURNALS FOR PUBLICATION:
ACKNOWLEDGMENT OF SOURCES IN RESEARCH:
RESEARCH WORK AUTHORSHIP CREDIT:
PRIVACY OF PARTICIPANTS/AUTHOR(S):
RESEARCH DATA ACCESS AND PRESERVATION:
ALREADY DISCLOSURE AND CONFLICTS OF INTEREST:
CONDITIONS OF MANUSCRIPT’S ACCEPTANCE AND REJECTION: