Publication Ethics

Authors, editors, and reviewers involved in the manuscript management process should understand the ethics of scientific publications. Commitment to ethics is paramount for conducting proper science.

 

Author

The Author's duties: (1) Author(s) must comply with the rules and format of writing used by Jurnal Psycho Holistic. The author(s) must ensure that the script is following the Jurnal Psycho Holistic template. (2) Manuscripts must be original, should never be published before submission, and are not being processed for publication in other journals. (3) Author(s) must ensure that the manuscript is free of plagiarism and self-plagiarism. This means that every text in the script (other than direct quotations) must be paraphrased and not direct copied texts from other sources. (4) Studies reported by the author(s) must comply with the ethical principles in conducting research. This means that the research conducted must not harm the subject/participant of the study (both physically / psychologically). (5)The authors should contribute to the manuscript and the sequence in which the authors are shown should reflect the amount of contribution by each author. (6) The authors should disclose any conflict of interest on the title page.

 

Editor

The Editor's duties include: (1) The editor should decide which script should continue to the review process, determining the appropriate reviewers, requesting a revision, maintaining the quality of the script in both its content and appearance. (2) The editor should ensure that the desk review process is carried out with fairness. (3) The editor should ensure that the double-blind peer review process is met. This means that the editor maintains the confidentiality of the author's identity and the reviewers in the review process. Further, the editor possesses the right to provide input for the script to maintain the quality of the article. (4) The editor should uphold the principles of neutrality and objectiveness, which means that there should never be any discrimination against authors based on their identities in the submission and publication processes. The editor should ensure that jurnal psycho holistic avoids any conflict of interest. (5) The editor should ensure that violation of ethics will result in the retraction of the manuscript.

 

Reviewer

The reviewer's duties include: (1) Each reviewer is obliged to make a decision on a script: rejected or accepted (with or without improvement/revision). (2) Reviewers are obliged to provide input, suggestions, recommendations, and constructive critics for the improvement of the script’s quality. (3) Reviewers should uphold the principle of confidentiality, in which they are not permitted to discuss the texts with other parties without the knowledge of the editorial team. (4) Reviewers must be objective in their decisions, underlying each input based on scientific justifications. (5) Reviewers must not have any conflict of interest.