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Author Guidelines


Manuscript submitted to the Psympathic should have not been published in other journals.

A.     Writing Guideline

I      Research article


The maximum words of the title are 14 words in Indonesian and 12 words in English. The author’s name is written without any academic degree, along with the institution affiliation, mailing address, and email, below the title. If the authors are more than 3, all author’s names are written along with their affiliations and put only the email address of the first author. 


Abstract consists of summary of the research problem, purpose, method, and results for a maximum of 150 words (single-spaced and smaller format) using Indonesian and English in one paragraph each. Keywords including main ideas or concepts representing the research in 3-5 keywords.


This section provides research background or context, research problem and purpose, and theoretical review related to the problem with the portion of 15-20% of the article.

4.      METHOD

This section includes research design and subjects, data collection and analysis techniques.


This section consists of final data analysis, hypothetical testing, research question’s answers, and findings. Discussion involves results interpretation, comparison to other research and theories, and research implications.


This section contains research conclusion and suggestions made based on the findings, aimed to certain parties with operational suggestions in short paragraphs.


The references provides literature information used in the article with 80% primary and current literatures (from journal articles and research) and 20% textual citations (maximum 10 years).

II.        Conceptual Article


 The length of the title in Indonesian is a maximum of 14 words and in English 12 words. The name of the author of the article is listed without an academic / professional degree with the name of the institution of origin and email address, placed under the title of the article. If the author of more than 3 persons, listed only the primary author, is provided with et al; another author's name is loaded in the footnotes or endnotes.


The abstract contains a summary of the contents of the article describing the issues discussed, the matters that are criticized consisting of as many as 120 words using Indonesian and English written in a paragraph with single space and narrower format (indented) followed by 3- 5 words.


This section contains the things that interest the reader about the context of the issues discussed and the purpose of the discussion with a 15-20% length of the article.


This section contains a description of the problem that includes analysis, argumentation or comparison and the establishment / attitude of the author to the issues discussed. 60-80% length of article (titled according to what is discussed, not titled "discussion").


Contains the authors' attitudes to the issues discussed, suggestions and other alternatives if they exist (10-15% of the length of the article).


Loading sources used in articles consisting of 80% of primary and recent referrals (coming from journals and research) and 20% in the form of text referrals (maximum 10 years). 

B. Writing Format

1. Articles written in Indonesian or English are good and correct, typed neatly with Times New Roman letter size 11 with spacing At least 12 pts, printed on A4 paper.

2. Length of articles 20-25 pages with margins up, down and sides 1 inch.

3. Cover contains the title of the article (written in the middle with the capital letters Times New Roman- bold size 14. Name of author (without academic degree), name and address of the institution, email writer (primary author if group) and abstract.

4. Subtitle is written flat middle with uppercase Times New Roman-bold size 12. As for Sub of subtitle is written flat left with big letters at the beginning of each word except the liaison.

5. Abstract is written in one paragraph, in two languages namely Indonesian and English. Abstract in English using italics.

6. Each table or picture is given sequence number, title, according to table and image contents, and citation source if any. The source of the quotation is written below the table or picture, the Times New Roman font size of 10. Title The table is written on top of the table and the title of the image is written underneath the image.

7. All pages including tables, attachments, and bibliography are serial number.

8. The source of the quotation in the text is written between the opening brackets and the closing paraphrase that mentions the author's final name, the year with the comma, and the page number if deemed necessary.


• If the quotation comes from one source and one author: (Miler, 2007), or (Miler, 2007: 27).

• If the quotation comes from a single source with two authors: (Peterson and Seligman, 2004).

• If the quotation comes from a single source with three or more authors, the first writing is written entirely (Wentzel, Caldwell, & McNamara-Barry, 2004) and subsequent quotes with et al (Wentzel et al., 2004)

• If the quotation comes from two different sources with the same author: Peterson, 2004,2008), if the year is the same (Peterson, 2004a, 2004b).

• If the quotation comes from the institution: (UIN, 2010).

      9. The bibliography is written alphabetically according to the final name (without an academic degree), both Indonesian and foreign writers.


Miler, J.G. (2007). Cultural Psychology of Moral Development, In Kitayama, S.& Cohen, D.(Ed.) Handbook of Cultural Psychology, New York: The Guilford Press.

Wentzel,K.R., Caldwell,K.A.,& McNamara-Barry, C. (2004). Friendship in Midle School: Influence on Motivation and School Adjusment, Journal of Educational Psychology96(2),195-203. Percepatan herry,htm (diakses 31 Maret 2008).

10. Articles sent in softcopy form and include the author's Curriculum Vitae or by email:

11. Authors are expected to register online at and can upload articles through the page.


Submission Preparation Checklist

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.

  1. 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).
  2. The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, RTF, or WordPerfect document file format.
  3. Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  4. 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.
  5. The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.
  6. If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Reviewhave been followed.

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1. The right of publication of all material published in the journal / published on the E-Journal of Psychology website is held by the editorial board with the knowledge of the author (moral right remains the author of the script).

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3. Printed and published print and electronic manuscripts are open access for any purposes. In addition to these objectives, the editorial board shall not be liable for violations of copyright law.



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