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Focus and Scope

Aims and Scope

International Journal of Applied Behavioral Sciences (IJABS) is one of the Iranian leading psychiatric and psychological journals. It covers all branches of psychiatry and psychology, with particular emphasis on the diagnosis, psychopathology and treatment of mental illness. All manuscripts include experimental drug/psychotherapy trials controlled studies, clinical observations, critical overviews, pilot studies, open trials, chart reviews, case series with literature reviews and validity studies of measurement instruments will be considered for publication. IJABS accepts manuscripts written in English and in the type of original articles, review articles and case repots.

Original articles are more welcomed, especially most interesting papers from the great wealth of original publications. In equal situations, priority is given to review articles. All manuscripts published have been assessed by at least two experienced international referees.

The ultimate responsibility for any decision lies with the Editor-in-Chief, to whom any appeals against rejection should be addressed.

 

Section Policies

Brief Article

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Case Report

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Original/Research Article

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Review Article

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Peer Review Process

Peer Review

The process of evaluation uses the system of blind revision by peer reviewers. The manuscript undergoes a review process by at least TWO (2) independent reviewers from the specialized field. The review process usually takes a period of 4-6 weeks. The editorial board makes the final decision about the publication of the manuscript.

Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.

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Indexing & Abstracting

 

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