INFORMATION FOR AUTHORS

Contents

1 About the Journal

2 Aims and Scope
3 Open Access Policy
4 Copyright Notice
5 Editorial Policies
     5.1 General Principles
     5.2 Authorship and Author’s Responsibilities
     5.3 Peer-Review Process
     5.4 Ethical Publishing
               5.4.1 Conflict of Interest
               5.4.2 Human and Animal Rights
               5.4.3 Ethics Committee Approval and Informed Consent
6 Manuscript Preparation
7 Submission Checklist

1 ABOUT THE JOURNAL

Dusunen Adam The Journal of Psychiatry and Neurological Sciences is an open access, peer reviewed scientific journal published quarterly on March, June, September and December; and four issues constitute a volume annually. Dusunen Adam The Journal of Psychiatry and Neurological Sciences has been the official journal of Bakirkoy Prof. Dr. Mazhar Osman Training and Research Hospital for Psychiatry, Neurology and Neurosurgery since 1984.

2 AIMS AND SCOPE

Dusunen Adam The Journal of Psychiatry and Neurological Sciences is an international peer-reviewed open-access journal for clinicians, scholars, and research scientist in psychiatry, mental health, behavioral sciences, neuroscience, and related fields. Dusunen Adam The Journal of Psychiatry and Neurological Sciences aims to educate readers on mental health and related disciplines as well as to stimulate further contributions into the field. The journal considers original research papers, editorial letters and case reports on all aspects of psychiatry, psychiatric disorders, neuroscience and major topics related to field.

Major subject areas of interest include, but are not restricted to the following fields:



The journal has been covered in: Web of Science’s Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), Scopus, Embase, PsychINFO, EBSCO Academic Search Complete, EBSCO TOC Premier, CINAHL, CIRRIE, Cabell’s Directory, ProQuest Academic Research Library, ProQuest Central, Google Scholar, Summon Serial Solutions, Ulrich’s Database, Open J-Gate, Genamics, Researchbib, Worldcat, Turkiye Citation Index, Turkish Psychiatry Index, Turk Medline and TUBITAK’s Turkish Medical Index.

The journal is committed to upholding the highest standards of publication ethics and the editorial and publication processes are in line with the guidelines of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE), World Association of Medical Editors (WAME), the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE) and Council of Science Editors (CSE).

All expenses of the journal are covered by the Bakirkoy Prof. Dr. Mazhar Osman Training and Research Hospital for Psychiatry, Neurology and Neurosurgery. No article processing fees are charged to the authors. All manuscripts must be submitted via the online submission system, which is available at http://www.dusunenadamdergisi.org/ing/default.aspx All published content is available online, free of charge athttp://www.dusunenadamdergisi.org/ing/default.aspx

Statements or opinions expressed in the manuscripts published in the journal belong to the author(s) and neither Bakirkoy Prof. Dr. Mazhar Osman Training and Research Hospital for Psychiatry, Neurology and Neurosurgery, nor editors, editorial board, and/or publisher are responsible for them.

3 OPEN ACCESS POLICY

Dusunen Adam The Journal of Psychiatry and Neurological Sciences is an open access journal on the grounds that making content freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge. All content of Dusunen Adam The Journal of Psychiatry and Neurological Sciences is freely available without charge to the user or his/her institution.

Content of Dusunen Adam The Journal of Psychiatry and Neurological Sciences are licensed under Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License

The Journal’s archive policy requires the usage of publisher’s pdf version. Author cannot archive pre-refereeing and draft post-refereeing version. The policy can be viewed on http://www.sherpa.ac.uk/romeo/search.php?issn=1309-5749&type=issn&la=en&fIDnum=|&mode=simple

4 COPYRIGHT NOTICE

Bakirkoy Prof. Dr. Mazhar Osman Training and Research Hospital for Psychiatry, Neurology and Neurosurgery is the owner and copyright holder of Dusunen Adam The Journal of Psychiatry and Neurological Sciences. Authors are required to fill and submit the copyright transfer form. The content can be used as a reference in scientific publications and presentations. In case of use of articles in a way which is not permitted by the above license, one must contact either the copyright holder or the publisher Yerkure.

5 EDITORIAL POLICIES

5.1 General Principles

Manuscripts that have not been published before or under evaluation by other publications are accepted for evaluation by the journal, if approved by each of the author.

For quoted texts, tabulated data and graphics from published papers, author has to obtain permission from the author(s) or the owner of the publishing rights of the source article and indicate the permission in the paper.

The manuscripts considered for publication are subject to double-blind peer review.

Changing the name of an author (omission, addition or order) in papers submitted to the journal requires permission of all declared authors. Refused manuscripts and graphics are not returned to the author.

Editor-in-chief is responsible for the content and overall quality of the journal. He evaluates manuscripts for their scientific content without regard to ethnic origin, gender, sexual orientation, citizenship, religious belief or political philosophy of the authors. He provides a fair double-blind peer review of the submitted articles for publication and ensures that all the information related to submitted manuscripts is kept as confidential before publishing. He publishes errata pages or corrections when needed.

Editor-in-Chief does not allow any conflicts of interest between the authors, editors and reviewers.

5.2 Authorship and Author’s Responsibilities

Individuals named as authors in a manuscript should meet all of the following criteria recommended by ICMJE

1. Substantial contributions to the conception or design of the work; or the acquisition, analysis, or interpretation of data for the work;

2. Drafting the work or revising it critically for important intellectual content;

3. Final approval of the version to be published;

4. Agreement to be accountable for all aspects of the work in ensuring that questions related to the accuracy or integrity of any part of the work are appropriately investigated and resolved.

Individuals who do not meet all the criteria above or who make contributions in some other aspects, must be listed in the “Acknowledgement” section. For instance, fund raising, data collection or supervision of the research group are not sufficient roles to be accepted as an author; individuals providing technical support, assisting writing, providing material are examples to be indicated in acknowledgement section. No one, other than the ones listed as authors should have contributed to manuscript; ghost writing is not acceptable. The Author Form, indicating the authors’ contribution to the manuscript should be sent together with the article. The order of names in the author list of an article should be a co-decision. In case of a need to make changes in the authorship of a manuscript or a published article, the changes are implemented according to COPE guidelines

It is authors’ responsibility to ensure that the manuscript is in accordance with scientific and ethical standards and rules. And authors should ensure that submitted work is original. They must certify that the manuscript has not previously been published elsewhere or is not currently being considered for publication elsewhere, in any language. Applicable copyright laws and conventions must be followed. Copyright material (e.g. tables, figures or extensive quotations) must be reproduced only with appropriate permission and acknowledgement. Any work or words of other authors, contributors, or sources should be appropriately credited and referenced.

All authors must disclose all issues concerning financial relationship, conflict of interest, and competing interest that may potentially influence the results of the research or scientific judgment. All financial contributions, supports or sponsorship of projects must be clearly explained.

When an author discovers a significant error or inaccuracy in his/her own published article, it is the author’s obligation to promptly cooperate with the Editor-in-Chief to provide retractions or corrections of mistakes.

5.3 Peer-Review Process

Dusunen Adam The Journal of Psychiatry and Neurological Sciences utilizes a double-blind peer review process where both the identities of reviewers and authors are anonymous. The editor-in-chief is responsible of the editorial and scientific content of the journal and makes the final decision.

Submitted manuscripts that pass preliminary control are evaluated by editor-in-chief for their originality, methodology, the importance of the subject covered and compliance with the journal scope. For the manuscripts that are considered for publication an unbiased, double-blinded peer-review process is initiated by associate editors. The manuscripts are sent to two or more independent peer reviewers who are expert in the field. The reviewers are asked to provide detailed, constructive comments that will help the editor to make a decision, and the authors to improve their manuscript. The requested changes are made by the authors using the online manuscript submission system. Associate editor sends the original manuscript, the revised manuscript and all the reviewers’ comments together with his recommendation to the editor-in-chief.

Editor-in-chief reviews the manuscript and makes the final decision. He might accept the manuscript, reject the manuscript or request further revisions.

In case of manuscripts submitted by editors or by the editorial board members of the journal, the editorial board will invite an external and independent editor to manage the evaluation processes of these manuscripts. Reviewers are required to evaluate manuscripts based on content without regard to ethnic origin, gender, sexual orientation, citizenship, religious belief or political philosophy of the authors. The reviewers are required to notify the editor of any kinds of conflicts of interest with respect to the research, the authors and/or the research funders. They must ensure that all the information related to submitted manuscripts is kept as confidential and must report to the Editor-in-Chief if they are aware of copyright infringement and plagiarism on the author’s side.

Dusunen Adam The Journal of Psychiatry and Neurological Sciences takes into consideration the COPE guidelines and flow charts for peer review process.

5.4 Ethical Publishing

Dusunen Adam The Journal of Psychiatry and Neurological Sciences is a member of Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) and committed to upholding the highest standards of publication ethics and follows recommendations and guidelines developed by the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE), the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE), World Association of Medical Editors (WAME) and Council of Science Editors (CSE)

All submissions must be original, unpublished (including as full text in conference proceedings), and not being under the review of any other publication synchronously. Each manuscript is reviewed by at least two blinded reviewers. The journal editors reserve the right to use plagiarism detecting software to screen submitted papers at all times. Plagiarism and fraudulent data; falsification (fabrication or manipulation of research data, tables, or images) and improper use of humans or animals in research are ethical breaches and manuscripts not in accordance with publication ethics standards will be removed from the publication. This also contains any possible malpractice that revealed after the publication.

The journal follows the COPE Ethics Flowcharts for dealing with cases of possible scientific misconduct and breach of publication ethics

5.4.1 Conflict of Interest

Dusunen Adam The Journal of Psychiatry and Neurological Sciences requires authors and individuals taking part in evaluation process of a manuscript to disclose any existing or potential conflict of interest that could unduly influence (or be reasonably seen to do so) one’s responsibilities in the process. The types of competing interests that should be declared include financial ties, academic commitments, personal relationships, institutional affiliations. To disclose potential conflicts of interest, the ICMJE Potential Conflict of Interest Disclosure Form should be filled in and submitted by all contributing authors. Cases of a potential conflict of interest of the editors, authors, or reviewers are resolved by the journal’s Editorial Board within the scope of COPE Conflict of Interest Flowcharts and ICMJE Conflict of Interest guidelines

Besides conflict of interest, all financial support received to carry out research must be declared while submitting the paper. The role of the funder in the research must also be declared.

5.4.2 Human and Animal Rights

Dusunen Adam The Journal of Psychiatry and Neurological Sciences takes as principle to comply with the ethical standards of World Medical Association (WMA) Declaration of Helsinki – Ethical Principles For Medical Research Involving Human Subjects revised in 2003 and WMA Statement on Animal Use in Biomedical Research revised in 2016.

Approval of research protocols by the ethics committee in accordance with WMA Declaration of Helsinki mentioned above is required for experimental, clinical, and drug studies and for some case reports. If required, ethics committee reports or an equivalent official document must be provided by the authors.

For animal studies, it should be ensured that the welfare of animals used for research is respected and the measures taken to prevent pain and suffering of the animals is stated clearly.

5.4.3 Ethics Committee Approval and Informed Consent

Approval of research protocols from national or local ethics committees must be submitted together with the manuscripts. Manuscripts that report the results of experimental investigation with human subjects must include a statement that informed consent was obtained after the procedure(s) had been fully explained. In the case of children and those under wardship or with confirmed insanity, authors are asked to include information about whether the legal custodian’s assent was obtained.

6 MANUSCRIPT PREPARATION

6.1 General Principles

Manuscripts must be prepared in line with ICJME Recommendations for the Conduct, Reporting, Editing, and Publication of Scholarly work in Medical Journals (updated in December 2017)

Manuscripts must be submitted via journal’s online manuscript submission and evaluation system available at http://www.dusunenadamdergisi.org/ing/Default.aspx

Authors are required to submit the following together with their manuscripts:

Author Form
Conflict of Interest Form
(ICMJE Potential Conflict of Interest Disclosure Form should be completed by all contributing authors. The corresponding author must acquire all of the authors’ completed Conflict of Interest forms and e-mail them to info@dusunenadamdergisi.org )
Copyright Transfer Form

Quality of reporting in clinical research requires compliance with the CONSORT guidelines for randomized research studies, STROBE guidelines for observational original research studies, CARE guidelines for case reports, STARD guidelines for studies on diagnostic accuracy, PRISMA guidelines for systematic reviews and meta-analysis, ARRIVE guidelines for experimental animal studies, and TREND guidelines for non-randomized public behavior. Authors are required to prepare manuscripts in accordance with these guidelines.

6.2 Manuscript Organization and Format

Submitted manuscripts go through a preliminary technical control to ensure that the manuscript has no incompetence in terms of the following requirements:

Author Form

Conflict of Interest Form

Copyright Transfer Form

•Statement of the study in accordance with the ethical standards of the responsible committee on human experimentation (institutional and national) and with the World Medical Association (WMA) Declaration of Helsinki – Ethical Principles For Medical Research Involving Human Subjects revised in 2003.

•Statement that informed consent was obtained after the procedure(s) had been fully explained.

•Indicating whether the institutional and national guide for the care and use of laboratory animals was followed as in “Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals”.

•Funding disclosure

•Permission of previous published material if used in the present manuscript

•Accurate and current literature in the references section

•Cover letter

•Indicating the category of the manuscript.

•Confirming that “the paper is not under consideration for publication in another journal”.

•Conforming that Journal policies detailed in this guide have been reviewed.

•Indicating that the research or case report is in accordance with ethical standards and ethics committee approval and/or informed consent were obtained.

•Including disclosure of any commercial or financial involvement.

•Confirming that last control for fluent English was done.

•Title page (Please use Title Page Template)

•The category of the manuscript

•The title of the manuscript

•All authors’ affiliations and contact info (affiliation, ORCID IDs, e-mail address, full postal address, telephone numbers)

•Including disclosure of any commercial or financial involvement.

•Abstract (max 250 words)

•Keywords: 3 to 5 words

•Main body text (Introduction, Method, Results, Discussion) (Please use Article Word Template)

•Acknowledgements

•References

•All tables or figures (including title, description, footnotes)

Submissions that do not pass the preliminary technical control will be returned to the corresponding author with technical correction requests.

All correspondence will be sent to the first-named author unless otherwise specified. Authors will be notified of the receipt of their manuscript and a submission ID will be assigned to the manuscript. The manuscript ID should be included in all further correspondence.

Manuscripts should be prepared according to the Word Template. The manuscript should be arranged in the following order, with each item beginning with a new page: 1) title page, 2) abstract, 3) body text, 4) acknowledgement 5) references, and 6) tables, graphics and/or figures. All pages must be numbered consecutively.

Manuscripts must be sectioned as abstract, introduction, method, results, discussion and references. Unstructured format should be applied in abstract and body text of case reports and letter to the editor.

6.2.1 Title Page

On the title page, include full names of authors, academic or professional affiliations, ORCIDs and complete address with phone, GSM and e-mail address of the corresponding author and disclosure of any commercial or financial involvement.

6.2.2 Abstract and Keywords

Abstract must consist of 250 words and must be structured as objective, method, results and conclusion excluding case report, letter to the editor and guest editorial. “Objective” must explain the main/primary aim of the paper. “Method” must provide data sources, framework of the study, patients/subjects, visits/assessments and primary measures. “Results” must be structured so as to present direct clinical practices and interpret the results. “Conclusion” must provide the conclusions derived from the study.

Three to five keywords should be given underneath the “abstract” and they must be in accordance with National Library of Medicine’s Medical Subjects Subheadings (MeSH). For abstracts are most distinct parts of an article and take place on the electronic databases, author should be sure that abstract represents the content of the article accurately.

6.2.3 Sections in Body Text

The importance and history of the subject as well as the published studies, hypotheses and the objective of the study should be mentioned in the “Introduction”. Data sources, hypothesis of the study, patients/subjects, scales, visits/assessments and primary measures, process steps and statistical methods should take place in the “Method” section. The complete statistics of primary observations should visually be given in appropriately designed tables, graphics and figures, in the “Results” section. In the “Discussion” section, findings of the study as well as supporting and non-supporting (established hypothesis) observations and results should thoroughly be investigated; compared to the observations and results given in the literature and differences should be explained, if any. Interpretations should be summarized in the last paragraph.

6.2.4 Acknowledgements

Individuals who do not meet all the criteria of authorship or who make contributions in some other aspects must be listed in the “Acknowledgements” section. Detailed information is under the related heading in below.

6.2.5 References

References should be numbered in parenthesis and listed in the order of being referred in the body text at the end of the article under the heading of “References”.

6.2.6 Tables, Graphics and Figures

Tables, graphics and figures should be numbered in Arabic numerals in the text. The places of them should be signed in the text. Detailed information is under the related heading in below.

6.3 Manuscript Types

6.3.1 Research Article

Research articles report substantial and original scientific results within the journal scope. Research articles comprised of abstract, keywords, introduction, material and methods, results, discussion, references and table/figures. The abstract and body text must be structured as explained above. Ethics committee approval and informed consent must be obtained and indicated in research articles.

6.3.2 Brief Report

Brief reports are similar to research articles in that they follow the same format and guidelines, but they consider small-scale research or research that is in early stages of development. These may include preliminary studies that have a simple research design or a small sample size and that have produced limited pilot data and initial findings that indicate need for further investigation.

6.3.3 Case Report

Case reports consider new, interesting and intriguing case studies in detail. They should be unique and present methods to overcome any health challenge by use of novel tools and techniques and provide a learning source for the readers. Case reports comprise of: abstract (unstructured), keywords, introduction, case report, discussion, reference, tables and figures. Case reports must be of 1500 words at maximum and have few figures, tables and references. Written informed consent of the patient should be obtained and indicated in the manuscript.

6.3.4 Guest Editorial

Guest Editorials in the form of review articles are written by individuals who have done substantial work on the subject or are considered experts in the field. The Journal invites authors to write articles describing, evaluating and discussing the current level of knowledge regarding a specific subject in the clinical practice. The articles submitted other than these are not accepted for this category. The manuscript should have an unstructured abstract representing an accurate summary of the article, keywords, introduction and conclusion.

6.3.5 Letter to the Editor

Letters to editors will only be evaluated if the letter is consisting of 500 words maximum, with no table or figure and posted with the note “for publication”. Letter should be signed by all authors. Only those critics/comment letters that are sent no later than 3 months after the publication of a relevant paper are accepted.

6.4 Standards for Tables, Graphics and Figures

Tables capture information concisely and display it efficiently; they also provide information at any desired level of detail and precision. Including data in tables rather than text frequently makes it possible to reduce the length of the text. Tables, graphics and figures should be numbered with Arabic numbers in the order of their place within the text and indicated in the body text accordingly.

Line spacing for tables is double space with maximum allowable length of 120 characters and 70 lines. Each table is to be placed in a separate page with separate title. A short or an abbreviated heading should be given to each column/line. Authors should place explanatory material in footnotes, not in the heading. All nonstandard abbreviations should be explained in footnotes. The statistical measures of variations, such as standard deviation and standard error of the mean should be identified.

When the author(s) has used a picture, figure or table from another source, permission from the copyright owner must be obtained, the necessary printing permission document must be provided and the source referred to in the text. Legends must be submitted for all figures. Figure legends should be brief and specific. Figure legends should be listed on a separate page at the end of the manuscript text.

All electronic art can be submitted through the online manuscript submission system. Figures should be submitted as separate digital file. Electronic art should be created/scanned and saved and submitted as a JPEG file. Electronic photographs, radiographs, CT scans, and scanned images must have a resolution of at least 300 dpi.

6.5 Note for Measurements and Abbreviations

Measurements of length, height, weight, and volume should be reported in metric units (meter, kilogram, or liter) or their decimal multiples. Temperatures should be in degrees Celsius; blood pressures should be in millimeters of mercury.

It is required to use only standard abbreviations; use of nonstandard abbreviations can be confusing to readers. Authors should avoid abbreviations in the title of the manuscript. The spelled-out abbreviation followed by the abbreviation in parenthesis should be used on first mention unless the abbreviation is a standard unit of measurement.

6.6 References

References should be numbered in parenthesis and listed in the order of being referred in the body text. There should be no inconsistency between the order of numbering and the order of reference list. It is solely the authors’ responsibility to ensure the accuracy of references. Below given examples should be considered in citing the references. All authors are cited in full name. Abbreviation of journal names should be in compliance with Medline/PubMed. Journals that are not indexed by Medline/PubMed should be given in full name. Abbreviations of the journals in Medline/PubMed can be found in http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/nlmcatalog Dusunen Adam The Journal of Psychiatry and Neurological Sciences recommends the use of Mendeley which is a reference manager and academic social network. Mendeley enables the researcher to prepare the references list using the required style automatically; to share, read, cite and annotate the article. It provides online access to the previous documents used by the researcher; enables the researcher to read the documents on smart phones and tablets, to connect and collaborate with scientific researchers. It organizes the articles in the researcher’s computer; and recommends similar articles in the research area. For more information on Mendeley you can visit: https://www.mendeley.com/

You can download the style file for Mendeley using the link below. www.dusunenadamdergisi.org/word/style.rar

6.6.1 Using Mendeley Free Reference

Author names, article headings and journal names in the references of the articles that were written in English, or that are going to be translated into English following the acceptance of Turkish version, should all be in English format and should not consist any Turkish character. The references which are originally in Turkish should be indicated as (Turkish).

6.6.2 Adding Dusunen Adam PNB Journal Style to Mendeley

Please sign in Mendeley and follow the menu items in below.

1. View
2. Citation Style
3. More Styles
4. Get More Styles
5. Drag and drop the “dusunenadampns.csl” file into the window opened
6. Click the done button

Result: DusunenAdamPNS is viewed in the Citation Style.

Note: There can be errors resulting from the source of the citation or system. Therefore, it is recommended to check up whether the citations are in conformity with the reference rules of the journal.

References should be listed at the end of the article under the heading of “References”. The changes that are to be made in Turkish references in English articles are given as samples in below together with the reference writing samples.

6.6.3 Samples for References

1. Articles in the journal:

Jordaan GP, Nel DG, Hewlett RH, Emsley R. Alcohol-induced psychotic disorder: a comparative study on the clinical characteristics of patients with alcohol dependence and schizophrenia. J Stud Alcohol Drugs 2009; 70:870-876.

Articles in the Turkish journal:

Gulec H. Temperament and character dimensions of the patient with schizophrenia, relatives of schizophrenic patients, and the healthy controls. Noro Psikiyatr Ars 2009; 46:8-12. (Turkish)

2. Articles in supplement:

Fichter MM, Quadflieg N. Long-term stability of eating disorder diagnoses. Int J Eat Disord 2007; 40(Suppl.):61-66.

Articles in the Turkish supplement:

Oral ET. History of bipolarity and endophenotypes. Anatolian Journal of Psychiatry 2009; 10(Suppl.1):8-9. (Turkish)

3. For the articles in press:

Blumgart E, Tran Y, Craig A. Social anxiety disorder in adults who stutter. Depress Anxiety 2010 (in press)

In case that the article has a DOI ahead of print, the DOI should be written in place of (in press) at the end of the reference.

For the Turkish articles in press:

Yildiz M, Yazici A, Cetinkaya O, Bilici R. Relatives’ knowledge and opinions about schizophrenia. Turk Psiyatri Derg 2010 (in press). (Turkish) In case that the article has a DOI ahead of print, the DOI should be written in place of (in press) at the end of the reference.

4. Quoted information from a book:

For quotations from a book written by a single author:

Stahl SM. Stahl’s Essential Psychopharmacology: Neuroscientific Basis and Practical Applications. Second ed., Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2000; 207-211.

For quotations from a Turkish book written by a single author:

Kayaalp OS. Principles of Clinical Psychopharmacology and Basic Adjustments. Third ed., Ankara: Hacettepe- Tas Kitapcilik, 2005, 119-123. (Turkish)

For a section of a book with a single editor:

James C. Psychiatric Disorders in Persons With Intellectual Disability: In Gabbard GO (editor). Treatments of Psychiatric Disorders. Fourth Ed. Washington: American Psychiatric Publishing Inc., 2007, 93-119.

For a section of a book with more than one editor:

Hollander E, Simeon D. Panic Disorder: In Hales RE, Yudofsky SC (editors). Essentials of Clinical Psychiatry. Arlington: American Psychiatric Publishing Inc., 2004, 339-359.

If the editor is an author of a part or parts of a book at the same time, the quoted part is written first and the name of the book follows with capital letters:

Den Boer JA, George MA, Ter Horst GJ (editors). Transcranial magnetic stimulation and vagus nevre stimulation: new approaches to antidepressant treatment. In: Current and Future Developments in Psychopharmacology. First ed. Amsterdam: Benecke N.I., 2004, 27-61.

For quotations from a translated book:

Saddock BJ, Saddock VA. Clinical Psychiatry. Aydın H, Bozkurt A (Translation Editor) Second ed., Ankara: Gunes Kitabevi Ltd. Sti., 2005, 155-157. (Turkish)

5. For quotations from a thesis:

Dalbudak E. Relationship of posttraumatic stress disorder and personality dimensions with quality of life in male alcohol dependents. Postgraduate Thesis, Bakirkoy Training and Research Hospital for Psychiatry Neurology and Neurosurgery, Istanbul, 2008. (Turkish)

6. For quotations from congress papers:

Akvardar Y, Arkar H, Gul S, Akdede BB. Personality dimensions in alcohol use disorders. National Psychiatry Congress, Proceeding Book, 2003, 603-604. (Turkish)

7. For quotations from Web references:

As a minimum, the full URL and the date when the reference was last accessed should be given. Any further information, if known (DOI, author names, dates, reference to a source publication, etc.), should also be given.

Interim guidance about avian influenza A for US citizens living abroad. http://www.cdc.gov/travel/other/avian_flu_ig_americans_abroad_0320405.htm. Accessed August 10, 2007.

7. SUBMISSION CHECKLIST

It is hoped that this list will be useful during the final checking of an article prior to submission. Ensure that the following items are present:

Author Form

Conflict of Interest Form

Copyright Transfer Form

•Statement that the study is in accordance with the ethical standards of the responsible committee on human experimentation (institutional and national) and with the World Medical Association (WMA) Declaration of Helsinki – Ethical Principles For Medical Research Involving Human Subjects revised in 2003.

•Statement that informed consent was obtained after the procedure(s) had been fully explained.

•Indicating whether the institutional and national guide for the care and use of laboratory animals was followed as in “Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals”.

•Funding disclosure

•Permission of previous published material if used in the present manuscript

•Accurate and current literature in the references section

•Cover letter

•Indicating the category of the manuscript.

•Confirming that “the paper is not under consideration for publication in another journal”.

•Conforming that Journal policies detailed in this guide have been reviewed.

•Indicating that the research or case report is in accordance with ethical standards and ethics committee approval and/or informed consent were obtained.

•Including disclosure of any commercial or financial involvement.

•Confirming that last control for fluent English was done.

•Title page (Please use Title Page Template)

•The category of the manuscript

•The title of the manuscript

•All authors’ affiliations and contact info (affiliation, ORCID IDs, e-mail address, full postal address, telephone numbers)

•Including disclosure of any commercial or financial involvement.

•Abstract (max 250 words)

•Keywords: 3 to 5 words

•Main body text (Introduction, Method, Results, Discussion) (Please use Article Word Template)

•Acknowledgements

•References

•All tables (including title, description, footnotes)
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