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ISSN 1132-0559 - print version
ISSN 2173-4712 - online version

INSTRUCTIONS TO AUTHORS

 

Aim and editorial policy

Psychosocial Intervention is a peer-reviewed journal that publishes papers in all areas relevant to psychosocial intervention at the individual, family, social networks, organization, community, and population levels.

The Journal emphasizes an evidence-based perspective and welcomes papers reporting original basic and applied research, program evaluation, and intervention results.

The journal will also feature integrative reviews, and specialized papers on theoretical advances and methodological issues.

Psychosocial Intervention is committed to advance knowledge, and to provide scientific evidence informing psychosocial interventions tackling social and community problems, and promoting social welfare and quality of life.

Psychosocial Intervention welcomes contributions from all areas of psychology and allied disciplines, such as sociology, social work, social epidemiology, and public health.

Psychosocial Intervention aims to be international in scope, and will publish papers both in Spanish and English.

 

Submission Guidelines

— Submit manuscripts to: http://ees.elsevier.com/psi

— The Journal has a policy of anonymous external review. Manuscripts should not contain clues to the authors' identity.

— Submissions are prescreened for suitability. Papers should comply with manuscript preparation guidelines, and fall within the scope of the Journal.

— Articles are accepted on the understanding that they contributed solely to this Journal.

— Obtaining permission to reproduce copyrighted material is the authors' responsibility.

— Authors must sign a copyright agreement prior to publication.

— Inquiries? Contact the Editor at: psi@elsevier.com

 

Manuscript Preparation

— The Journal follows the guidelines of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, 6th Edition. Authors must also verify compliance with APA ethical standards, and guidelines for reporting research results. Authors are also responsible for disclosing potential conflicts of interest.

— Manuscripts should be prepared using Microsoft Word, 12 point Times New Roman font, and one-inch margins (2.5 cm.).

— All parts of the manuscript, including abstract, text, headings, references and tables should be typed doubled-spaced.

— Authors should include a short title their name, affiliation, mailing address, and email address, on a separate title page.

— Each manuscript should include an abstract of no more than 200 words, and 3-5 keywords.

— Tables and figures should be numbered, and their location should be indicated in the text. They should appear together at the end of the file in separates pages. Tables and figures should be kept to a minimum. References should also follow APA style.

— Articles should not include footnotes. A brief note with acknowledgments may be placed at the bottom of the title page.

— Authors will receive proofs of their articles and will be asked to send their corrections within 72 hours of receipt. Authors will receive a complimentary copy of the Journal and access to a pdf of their article after publication.

Psychosocial Intervention will provide a Spanish translation (available online) of papers originally written in English. With this initiative, readers with limited English proficiency will have access to original research published in English, and authors writing in English will reach a wider audience.

The journal's guidelines are also available in pdf format

A comprehensive information about the publication process is available through the journal's website.

 

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