Author Guidelines

Manuscripts should be between 5000 and 7000 words in length (including references, tables, and figures). Written in English and prepared according to APA, 6th ed. without footnotes. Please ensure that every reference cited in the text is also present in the reference list (vice versa).

Authors are requested to submit their papers electronically. If unable to provide an electronic version or have other circumstances that prevent online submission can send by email to 

Authorship should be limited to those who have made a significant contribution to the conception, design, execution, or interpretation of the reported study. All those who have made significant contributions should be listed as co-authors. Where there are others who have participated in certain substantive aspects of the research project, they should be acknowledged or listed as contributors. The corresponding author should ensure that all appropriate co-authors and no inappropriate co-authors are included on the paper, and that all co-authors have seen and approved the final version of the paper and have agreed to its submission for publication.

All authors should disclose in their manuscript any financial or other substantive conflicts of interest that might be construed to influence the results or interpretation of their manuscript. All sources of financial support for the project should be disclosed.