Author Guidelines

Submission Criteria: APR follows the format as per APA Manual 7th ed. The total length of a submission, including the title, author’s information, abstract, text, tables, figures, references should not exceed the word limit of 7000 words and not less than 4000 words.

Preparation of Manuscript:
Articles written only in the English language are accepted for publication. Authors should prepare manuscripts according to the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (7th ed.). All submissions must have a title, left-aligned, Font size 12, Font type Times New Roman, be double spaced with a margin of 3cm all around. Ethical Standards
Authors will be required to state in writing the study which can be obtained on the APA website. 

See APA 7th Template as guideline. 

Abstract: The word limit should range between 120-150 words for all articles. An abstract should state the purpose of the study, hypotheses, method, analyses, main findings, and implications.

Introduction: It contains a brief introduction of the study variables, theoretical framework, rationale of the study, review of updated and relevant researches. Objectives and hypotheses are required to be clearly listed.

Method: It should include the design of the study, sample description, assessment measures, procedure of data collection, and ethical considerations.

Results: It should be precise. Author(s) need to present the results in logical sequence in the text, tables, or illustrations (Figures). Do not repeat in the text all the data in the table or figures. Each table must have a title, be numbered in sequence with numbers. Notes must be clear as per requirement.  

Discussion: Discuss the major findings; must be precise and emphasize new and important aspects of the study, limitations and suggestions, implications & conclusions.

Follow APA’s latest manual format for writing references in the text and list of references.