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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.

  • 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).
  • The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, or RTF document file format.
  • Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  • The text is single-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
  • The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines.

Submission of Manuscript

The submission of a manuscript implies that the work described has never been published before; that it is not under consideration for publication elsewhere; and that its publication has been approved – tacitly or explicitly – by all co-authors, if any, as well as the responsible authorities at the institute where the work was done. The publisher will not be held legally accountable if any compensation claims are filed.

Permissions

Authors who desire to include previously published figures, tables, or text excerpts in their papers must seek permission from the copyright owner(s) for both the print and online formats, and give proof of such permission when submitting their papers. Without such proof, any material supplied will be believed to be from the writers.

Online Submission

Please click the "Submit manuscript" link and follow the on-screen directions to upload all of your manuscript files.

Page 1: Title Page

Please ensure that the following information appears on your title page.

Title

The title should be short and to-the-point.

Information about the author/s

The author's name (or names) (s)

The author(s)' affiliation(s), such as institution, (department), city, (state), and nation

A clear indication of the corresponding author's name and an active e-mail address

The author's 16-digit ORCID, if available (s)

If you include your address with your affiliation(s), it will be published as well.

We will only collect the city and country of residence for authors who are (temporarily) unaffiliated, not their e-mail address unless specifically requested.

Length of Paper

Please submit your paper within the limit of 3000–5500 words, including references.

Abstract

Please provide a 200 to 250 word abstract. There should be no undefined abbreviations or unspecified references in the abstract.

Source Documents

At each submission and amendment, please make sure to include all relevant editable source files. Your article will not be considered for review if you do not supply a complete set of editable source files. Please submit your manuscript text in popular word processing formats such as.docx.

Keywords

Please provide 4-6 keywords that can be utilized for indexing.

Declarations and statements

For the published paper, the following statements should be put under the heading "Statements and Declarations." Please keep in mind that submission that doesn’t have the right declarations will be sent back as incomplete.

Competing Interests

Authors are required to say if they have any financial or non-financial interests that are directly or indirectly related to the work they are submitting for publication.

Text Formatting

  • Manuscripts should be sent in Word format.
  • Use a normal, simple font for text, like 12-point Times Roman.
  • Use italics to draw attention.
  • To number the pages, use the feature that does it automatically.
  • Field functions should not be used.
  • Don't use the space bar to make a space. Instead, use tab stops or other commands.
  • To make a table, use the table function, not a spreadsheet.
  • Save your file as a doc or docx file.

Abbreviations

 Abbreviations should be explained the first time they are used, and they should be used the same way after that.

Footnotes

Footnotes can be used to add more information, such as the citation of a reference from the list of references. They shouldn't just be a list of references, and they shouldn't have any of the bibliographic information about a source. They also shouldn't have any tables or figures in them.

Acknowledgments

People, grants, funds, and other things that should be thanked should be listed in a separate section on the title page. The full names of the groups that give money should be written down.

References \ Citation

Name and year should be put in parentheses after the reference in the text. Some examples:

  • Research on parenting covers a wide range of fields (Shukla 1998)
  • Dubey and Agarwal (2003) later rebuked these conclusions.
  • Many investigators have looked into this e (Diener & Diener, 1995; Keith, Heal & Schalock, 1996; Oishi, Diener, Suh & Lucas, 1999)

List of references

Only works that are mentioned in the text and have been published or accepted for publication should be on the list of references.

Personal communications and works that haven't been published should be mentioned in the text only.

The last name of the first author of each work should be used to sort the names in the reference list. Please sort by alphabet following these rules:

1) For one author, list the name of the author first, then the date the book was written.

2) For two authors, list the name of the first author, then the name of the second author, then the date the book was written.

If possible, please always include full DOI links (like "https://doi.org/abc") in your reference list.

Article in a journal

Journal article

A basic reference list entry for a journal article in APA must include:

  • Author or authors. The surname is followed by first initials.
  • Year of publication of the article (in round brackets).
  • Article title.
  • Journal title (in italics).
  • Volume of journal (in italics).
  • Issue of journal (no italics).
  • Page range of article.
  • DOI (presented as a hyperlink, for example https://doi.org/xxxxx).
  • The first line of each citation is left adjusted. Every subsequent line is indented 5-7 spaces.

Grady, J. S., Her, M., Moreno, G., Perez, C., & Yelinek, J. (2019). Emotions in storybooks: A comparison of storybooks that represent ethnic and racial groups in the United States. Psychology of Popular Media Culture8(3), 207–17. https://doi.org/10.1037/ppm0000185

Book

Sapolsky, R. M. (2017). Behave: The biology of humans at our best and worst. Penguin Books.

Book chapter

Azeez, A. & Dubey, A. (2021). Mental Health Psycho-social Perspective: Adolescents and Children Mental Health (Vol. V). In Aradhana Shukla and Anubhuti Dubey (Ed.), Adolescents Orphans “A Socially Excluded Group”: Psychological Problems and Challenges (pp. 232-248). New Delhi: Concept Publishing Company. ISBN 978-93-5439-017-3.

Online document

Queensland Health. (2016, July 26). Food safety fact sheet 51: Food allergies. Queensland Government. http://www.health.qld.gov.au/foodsafety/Documents/fs-51-allergies.pdf

Dissertation

Singh, G. (2019). Mental Health and well being of caregivers: The Role of Psychological Resources. Doctoral Dissertation, Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Gorakhpur University, Gorakhpur, India.

Table Components

Number:  The table number goes above the table in bold. (e.g. Table 1)

Title: The table title goes one double-spaced line below the table number in italics in title case.  (In title case the first letter of major words are capitalized). 

Please refer to pages 199-224 of the Publication manual of the American Psychological Association, 7th ed., 2020 for further information

Figure Components

Number: The figure number goes above the figure in bold (e.g. Figure 1)

Title: The figure title appears one double-spaced line below the figure number in italics in title case.  (In title case the first letter of major words are capitalized).

Image: The image part of the figure is the chart, graph, photograph, drawing or other illustration itself

Legend: The figure legend (also know as a key), if used, should be positioned within the borders of the figure and explain any symbols used in the figure image.

Note: figure notes can appear below the figure to explain, describe, clarify or supplement information in the image.  Not all figures include notes.  Notes are double-spaced and flush left.

Please refer to pages 225 - 250 of the Publication manual of the American Psychological Association, 7th ed., 2020 further information.

 

Submission and Processing Fees

Submission fee: Rs. 750.00

(Author must pay the submission fee during submission of the manuscript which is not refundable. It will be refundable only when the editorial board rejects the paper before review.)

Processing fee: Rs. 1450.00

(Author will have to pay the processing fee after issuing the acceptance letter in completion of the review process.)

Hard Copy of the Journal: Rs. 300.00

(This is the price of a hard copy which will be paid only by the authors who need it.)

 All the fees\Charges to be deposit in the Bank Details given below-

Account Holder Name -     MANAV NAVNIRMAN SANSTHAN

Account Number -              31636533492

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