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Author Guidelines


Manuscript submitted to the Psympathic: Jurnal Ilmiah Psikologi should have not been published in other journals.

A.     Writing Guideline


The maximum words of the title are 14 words. 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 is written concisely and factually, includes the purpose of research, the method of research, the result and conclusion of research. Abstract is written in English and Indonesian language. Keywords contains fundamental ideas or basic concepts that represent the topics researched.


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

4.      METHOD

This section includes research design and subjects, data collection, research procedure, 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).


B. Writing Format

1. Articles written in Indonesian or English with Times New Roman letter size 12 with spacing 1 pts on A4 paper, according to APA Style 6th.

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 Title Case 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, size 10.

4. Subtitles are written in center, as sub of subtitle is written align text left, with Title case Times New Roman-bold size 12 except the liaison.

5. Abstract is written in one paragraph, in two languages namely Indonesian and English. Abstract in English using italics letters. Maximum word of abstract are 150  words in one paragraph, font Times New Roman 10. Keywords is writen with 3-5 words.

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 and references are given page number.

8. The source of the citation in the text is written in the parentheses that mentions the author's last name, the year with the comma, and the page number if needed.


• If the citation from a single source and author: (Miler, 2007), or (Miler, 2007, h. 27).

• If the citation from a single source with two authors: (Peterson & Seligman, 2004).

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

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

9. The references is written alphabetically according to the last name (without an academic degree), both Indonesian and foreign writers. The references use reference manager like mendeley or EndNote, or at least references fitur in microsoft word.


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.

Copyright Notice

The author whose published manuscript approved the following provisions:

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).

2. The formal legal provisions for access to digital articles of this electronic journal are subject to the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike license (CC BY-SA), which means that the Journal of Psychology reserves the right to save, transmit media / format, manage in database form, , maintain, and publish articles without requesting permission from the Author as long as it continues to include the name of the Author as the owner of Copyright.

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.



Privacy Statement

The names and email addresses entered in this journal site will be used exclusively for the stated purposes of this journal and will not be made available for any other purpose or to any other party.


Author Fees

This journal charges the following author fees.

Article Submission: 0.00 (IDR)
Authors are not required to pay an Article Submission Fee as part of the submission process to contribute to review costs.

Article Publication: 750000.00 (IDR)
If this paper is accepted for publication, you will be asked to pay an Article Publication Fee to cover publications costs.

If you do not have funds to pay such fees, you will have an opportunity to waive each fee. We do not want fees to prevent the publication of worthy work.