Author Guidelines

Authors should submit their articles online to our mail team.minddecoded@gmail.com.  

The submission of an article means that the mentioned work has not been published before; that it is not being considered somewhere 

else for publication. Should there be any lawsuits for compensation, the publisher would not be held legally liable. 

 GUIDELINES

  • The article should only contain mental health or psychology-related content.

  •  The article should be submitted in Word.

  •  Use 10-point any uniform font for text

  •  Use italics for emphasis

 The title page should include:

  • The names(s) of the author(s)

  • A concise and informative title

  • The affiliation(s) of the author(s)

  • Limit articles to a maximum of 2 pages of text, 1.5 spaced.

  • Abbreviations should be defined at first mention and used consistently thereafter.

  • References if any should be listed alphabetically. The authors are responsible for providing accurate references.

  • The work submitted should be original and should not be published in any form or language (in whole or in part) anywhere unless the new work concerns an extension of the previous work. To prevent questions about text recycling ('self-plagiarism'), please have transparency about the re-use of content. 

  • Proper recognition of other works must be provided (this involves content that is loosely copied (near verbatim), summarised, and/or paraphrased), quotation marks are required for verbatim copying of content (to signify words obtained from another source), and licences are retained for copyrighted material.

 

         Important note: We may use software to screen for plagiarism.

 

  • Authors should avoid untrue statements about an entity (who can be an individual person or a company) or descriptions of their behavior or actions that could potentially be seen as personal attacks or allegations about that person.