Instructions for Authors
Any topic relevant to adolescent development
and psychopathology is appropriate for submission to Adolescent
Psychiatry. Its primary readership comprises of clinicians
who work with adolescents. The Journal accepts mini- and full-length
review articles, original research, and case series and case
reports. Authors are welcome to submit abstracts on-line which
will be reviewed and authors given feedback regarding the
appropriateness of the topic and advisability of submitting
Please read the instructions for preparation and submission
of manuscripts carefully. Manuscripts that do not conform
to these guidelines will be returned to the author for correction
before being considered for publication.
MANUSCRIPTS SUBMISSION AND REVIEW: All manuscripts
must be submitted electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org
with a copy to email@example.com
along with the cover letter, which is downloadable from DOWNLOAD
COVERING LETTER. Receipt of the manuscript will be acknowledged
to the principal/corresponding author. After a preliminary
review by the Editor for appropriateness of content and topic,
each paper submitted is sent to three reviewers; reviews are
requested to be returned within 4 weeks.
The editor is happy to provide preliminary feedback as to
the appropriateness of a topic for the journal prior to formal
submission of a manuscript.
Manuscripts must be submitted by one of the authors of the
manuscript, and should not be submitted by anyone on their
behalf. The principal/corresponding author will be required
to submit a Cover Letter along with the manuscript, on behalf
of all the co-authors (if any). The author(s) will confirm
that the manuscript (or any part of it) has not been published
previously or is not under consideration for publication elsewhere.
Furthermore, any illustration, structure or table that has
been published elsewhere must be reported, and copyright permission
for reproduction must be obtained.
Submitted articles that have passed preliminary screening
for topicality and readability will undergo blind peer review
by at least 3 members of the editorial board. The usual review
period is 6 weeks. Once a manuscript is in final form, it
will be forwarded to the publisher for copy editing, and will
be returned to the first author for review. Authors are expected
to review and return copy edited manuscripts promptly.
Editorial Policies: The editorial policies of Bentham Science Publishers on publication ethics, peer-review, plagiarism, copyrights/ licenses, errata/corrections and article retraction/ withdrawal can be viewed at http://www.benthamscience.com/policy.htm
MANUSCRIPT LENGTH: The maximum page length
limit for research articles or comprehensive review articles
is thirty pages. For Mini-Review articles, the maximum page
length is nine journal pages. Case reports and case series
may be between 10 and 30 pages. Each journal page is on average
There is no restriction on the number of figures, tables or
additional files e.g. video clips, animation and datasets,
that can be included with each article online. Authors should
include all relevant supporting data with each article. (Refer
to Supplementary Material section for more information.)
MANUSCRIPT PREPARATION: The manuscript should
be written in English in a clear, direct and active style.
All pages must be numbered sequentially, beginning with the
Abstract. All inconsistencies in the text and in the reference
section and any typographical errors must be carefully checked
and corrected before the submission of the manuscript. Microsoft
Word® is the preferred file format for submission of manuscript.
Double-space the entire copy, including title page, abstract,
list of references, tables, and figure captions in a 10 point
font size using Times New Roman 12-point font. The manuscript
style must be uniform throughout the text. After the title
page, number pages consecutively throughout including the
reference pages, tables, and figure legends. Other than for
the title page and financial disclosure, blinding is the responsibility
of the author. Files should be labeled with appropriate and
descriptive file names (e.g. SmithText.doc, SmithFig1.pdf).
The manuscript file should be uploaded in its native format,
such as *.DOC.
For further convenience, our contracted service provider Eureka Science can provide assistance to authors for the preparation
Single Topic Issues: Single topic/thematic
issues may also be considered for publication. These issues
will be restricted to invited review articles or a mixture
of case reports, research and review articles. A Single Topic
Special Editor will offer a short perspective and co-ordinate
the solicitation of 8-10 manuscripts from experts in the field.
Authors interested in editing a single topic issue in an emerging
topic of adolescent psychiatry may submit their proposal to
the Editor-in-Chief at firstname.lastname@example.org
MANUSCRIPT SECTIONS FOR PAPERS: Manuscripts may be
divided into the following sections:
List of abbreviations (if any)
Conflict of interest
Figures/illustrations (if any)
Tables (if any)
Supportive/supplementary material (if any)
Covering Letter: It is mandatory that a signed
covering letter also be submitted along with the manuscript
by the author to whom correspondence is to be addressed, delineating
the scope of the submitted article declaring the potential
competing interests, acknowledging contributions from authors
and funding agencies, and certifying that the paper is prepared
according to the 'Instructions for Authors',
and that the article should not contains such any material or information
that may be unlawful, defamatory, fabricated, plagiarized,
or which would, if published, in any way whatsoever, violate
the terms and conditions as laid down in the copyright agreement.
The authors acknowledge that the publishers have the legal
right to take appropriate action against the authors for any
such violation of the terms and conditions as laid down in
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Title: The title of the article should be
precise and brief and must not be more than 120 characters.
Authors should avoid the use of non-standard abbreviations.
The title must be written in title case except for articles,
conjunctions and prepositions.
Authors should also provide a short ‘running title’.
Title, running title, byline, correspondent footnote and keywords
should be written as presented in original manuscripts.
Title Page: Title page should include paper
title, author(s) full name and affiliation, corresponding
author(s) names complete affiliation/address, along with phone,
fax and email.
Abstract: The abstract should not exceed
250 words for review and research papers summarizing the essential
features of the article.
Graphical Abstract: A graphic must be included with each manuscript for use in the Table of Contents (TOC). This must be submitted separately as an electronic file (preferred file types are EPS, PDF, TIFF, Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and CDX etc.). A graphical abstract, not exceeding 30 words along with the illustration, helps to summarize the contents of the manuscript in a concise pictorial form. It is meant as an aid for the rapid viewing of the journals' contents and to help capture the readers’ attention. The graphical abstract may feature a key structure, reaction, equation, etc. that the manuscript elucidates upon. It will be listed along with the manuscript title, authors’ names and affiliations in the contents page, typeset within an area of 5 cm by 17 cm, but it will not appear in the article PDF file or in print.
Graphical Abstracts should be submitted as a separate file (must clearly mention graphical abstract within the file) online via Bentham's Content Management System by selecting the option “supplementary material”.
Keywords: Provide 6 to 8 keywords in alphabetical
Text Organization: The main text should begin
on a separate page and should be divided into separate sections.
The text may be subdivided further according to the areas
to be discussed, which should be followed by the Acknowledgements and Reference sections. Review articles should mention
any previous important recent and old reviews in the field
and contain a comprehensive discussion starting with the general
background of the field. It should then go on to discuss the
salient features of recent developments. The authors should
avoid presenting material which has already been published
in a previous review.
Formatting Of Manuscript:
The full term for an abbreviation should precede its first
appearance in the text unless it is a standard unit of measurement.
Borderline personality disorder (BPD) is associated with significant
functional impairment. BPD can be difficult to recognize in
Use the generic term for a drug. When it is necessary to refer
to the proprietary name, list it in parentheses after the
generic term, followed by the register mark (®).
Italics should be used for Binomial names of organisms (Genus
and Species), for emphasis and for unfamiliar words or phrases.
Non-assimilated words from Latin or other languages should
also be italicized e.g. per se, et al. etc.
When material is quoted directly, the original material should
be followed exactly, including all punctuation and italics.
Quotations must be taken from the edition of the book that
is listed in the references. All quoted passages must be followed
by source page numbers.
Short quoted passages: (fewer than
6 typewritten lines) should be incorporated into the text.
The attribution, with the date in parentheses, should, whenever
possible, precede the quote as part of the text; the page
number, in parentheses, should follow the closing quotation
marks, which are followed by the final period, e.g.,
Freud (1933) wrote, “.
. .” (p. 5).
Longer passages should be indented and set off from the rest
of the text in a separate paragraph.
Headings: Following the introduction,
papers should be divided into appropriate sections with headings.
For a typical research paper, main headings would be Method,
Results and Discussion. For a review article, headings might
include Literature Review, Case Examples, Discussion, and
Summary. The Discussion section should include implications
for clinical practice, recommendations or guidelines, and
needs for further study.
Ordinarily the author will not need to use more than 3 levels
Level 1 headings (for the main sections) are centered
with First Letter Capitalized
Level 2 headings are flushed with left margin, boldface,
First Letter Capitalized
Level 3 headings: Indented, boldface, capitalize only
the first letter of sentence or phrase, end with a period.
These headings are sometimes referred to as paragraph or run-in
headings. Although they end with a period (or other punctuation)
they need not be complete sentences or grammatically correct.
Sample and Participant Selection:
The sample consisted of adolescents who presented in our clinic
with problem eating. All adolescents and their families who
were identified at the time of the initial intake interview
as having had problem eating were offered the opportunity
to participate in this study. “Problem eating”
was defined as a positive reply to the question, “Have
you ever been concerned that you (your family member) might
have an eating problem.”
Assessments and Measures:
protocol. Families were observed eating a meal together
in their homes.
The Rating Scale for Family Interaction (Smith, 008) was used
to record observations.
Use of his/her: Wherever possible and reasonable, sexist
writing should be avoided by making sentences plural. When
speaking of the therapeutic dyad, however, you will have to
use singular pronouns. The therapist may always be a female
and the patient always male, or vice versa; him or her can
be used when doing so doesn’t make for too awkward a
Trial Registration: If the article reports
the results of a controlled health care intervention, list
the trial registry, along with the unique identifying number,
e.g. Trial registration: Current Controlled
Trials ISRCTN73824458. Note that there should be no space
between the letters and numbers of your trial registration
number. For this purpose, a clinical trial is any study that
prospectively assigns human subjects to intervention or comparison
groups to evaluate the cause-and-effect relationship between
a medical intervention and a health outcome. All clinical
trials, regardless of when they were completed and secondary
analyses of original clinical trials must be registered before
submission of a manuscript based on the trial. Studies designed
for other purposes, such as to study pharmacokinetics or major
toxicity (e.g., phase 1 trials), are exempt. Trial registry
name, registration identification number, and the URL for
the registry should be included at the end of abstract and
also in the space provided on the online manuscript submission
form. If the research article reports the results of a controlled
health care intervention, list trial registry, along with
the unique identifying number. Note that there should be no
space between the letters and numbers of your trial registration
Authors will submit the Trial Protocols along
with their manuscript. The CONSORT (Consolidated Standards
of Reporting Trials) Checklist and Flowchart are
also required when submitting the results of randomized control
Ethical Approval of Studies And Informed Consent:
For human or animal experimental investigations, it is a prerequisite
to provide a formal review and approval, or review and waiver,
by an appropriate institutional review board or ethics committee
and should be documented in your paper. For investigations
undertaken on human subjects, the manner in which the informed
consent was obtained from the study participants (i.e., oral
or written) should be stated in the Methods section.
Authors are encouraged to obtain patient consent when they
use confidential case material. Consent is not necessary in
the case of very brief case vignettes which do not contain
identifying information or if the case material is disguised
sufficiently to prevent identification of the patient.
In obtaining consent, the author(s) should discuss the purpose(s)
of publication, the possible risks and benefits to the patient
and the patient's right to withhold or withdraw consent. In
the case of a minor patient, consent should be obtained from
the parent(s) or guardian(s) and assent should be obtained
from the patient.
Please view a sample consent letter (click
here). The Editor is happy to advise on this matter. In
the event that there are questions about possible harm to
patient or family members, the Editor will make the final
decision about publication.
Papers are accepted for submission and for review on the grounds
that authors have considered these delicate matters carefully.
We would request that when patient's consent is asked and
given, it should be indicated to the Editor. When consent
is obtained from the patient or patients, authors should indicate
in the cover letter if the written consent has been saved
and is available if necessary. Please do not send a copy of
The author(s) should take every precaution in using clinical
material to respect the patient's rights and to minimize the
impact of its use on the patient's privacy and dignity. In
the case of minor patients the impact on parent(s) or guardian(s)
needs to be considered. Particular care should be exercised
in using material from a patient who is still undergoing treatment.
Identifying information such as names, initials, hospital
numbers, and dates must be avoided. Also, authors should not
disclose the identity when discussing patients' characteristics
and personal history. However, the author should exercise
caution in concealing patient material to avoid misleading
colleagues as to the source and significance of his or her
scientific conclusions. It is unethical for an author(s) to
submit for publication falsified material that does not refer
to actual observations drawn from the clinical situation.
Authors should state in their cover letter what method they
have chosen of protecting the patient's privacy- they should
not include this information in the article itself as it would
undermine the disguise.
Standard Protocol on Approvals, Registrations,
Patient Consents & Animal Protection: All
clinical investigations must be conducted according to the
Declaration of Helsinki principles. Authors must comply with
the guidelines of the International Committee of Medical Journal
with regard to the patient’s consent for research or
participation in a study. Patients' names, initials, or hospital
numbers must not be mentioned anywhere in the manuscript (including
figures). Editors may request that authors provide documentation
of the formal review and recommendation from the institutional
review board or ethics committee responsible for oversight
of the study.
In addition to the standard patient consent for participation
in research, authors are responsible for obtaining patient
consent-to-disclose forms for all recognizable patients in
photographs, videos, or other information that may be published
in the Journal, in derivative works, or on the journal’s
web site and providing the manuscript to the recognizable
patient for review before submission. The consent-to-disclose
form should indicate specific use (publication in the medical
literature in print and online, with the understanding that
patients and the public will have access) of the patient's
information and any images in figures or videos, and must
contain the patient's signature or that of a legal guardian
along with a statement that the patient or legal guardian
has been offered the opportunity to review the identifying
materials and the accompanying manuscript.
For research involving animals, the authors should indicate
whether the procedures followed were in accordance with the
standards set forth in the eighth edition of Guide for
the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals (http://grants.nih.gov/grants/olaw/Guide-for-the-care-and-use-of-Laboratory-animals/;
published by the National Academy of Sciences, The National
Academies Press, Washington, D.C.).
A specific declaration of such approval and consent-to-disclose
form must be made in the cover letter and in a stand-alone
paragraph at the end of the Methods section especially in
the case of human studies where inclusion of a statement regarding
obtaining the written informed consent from each subject or
subject's guardian is a must. The original should be retained
by the guarantor or corresponding author. Editors may request
to provide the original forms by fax or email.
Greek Symbols and Special Characters:
Greek symbols and special characters often undergo formatting
changes and get corrupted or lost during preparation of manuscript
for publication. To ensure that all special characters used
are embedded in the text, these special characters should
be inserted as a symbol but should not be a result of any
format styling (Symbol font face) otherwise they will be lost
during conversion to PDF/XML.
Conflict of Interest: Financial contributions
to the work being reported should be clearly acknowledged,
as should any potential conflict of interest.
Acknowledgements: Please acknowledge anyone
(individual/company/institution) who has contributed to the
study by making substantial contributions to conception, design,
acquisition of data, or analysis and interpretation of data,
or who was involved in drafting the manuscript or revising
it critically for important intellectual content. Please list
the source(s) of funding for the study, for each author, and
for the manuscript preparation in the acknowledgements section.
This journal complies with the International Committee of
Medical Journal Editors' Uniform Requirements for Manuscripts
Submitted to Biomedical Journals http://www.icmje.org
and the FDA's Good Reprint Practices for the Distribution
of Medical Journal Articles and Medical or Scientific Reference
Publications on Unapproved New Uses of Approved Drugs and
Approved or Cleared Medical Devices http://www.fda.gov/oc/op/goodreprint.html.
REFERENCES AND CITATIONS: All references
must be complete and accurate. Use the American Psychological
Association style, 6th Edition (London and Washington, DC,
2009, American Psychological Association) as a guide for formatting
citations and references. This is a (name, date) system for
citations. References are listed alphabetically at the end.
Examples of the APA style and helpful suggestions for writing
may be found on the website of Purdue University (http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/560/01/).
Citations of references in the text
In the text, citations should include the authors' last names
and year of publication. For a work with two authors, include
both authors’ names each time the work is cited. For
more than two authors, cite all authors the first time the
reference occurs; thereafter include only the first author’s
surname followed by "et al." and the year
of publication, e.g., Smith, Brown and Labelle (1990), or
(Smith, Brown and Labelle, 1990), then (Smith et al.
Citations should list authors in alphabetical order, for example,
(Tang et al. 1987; Tozman and Kamal 1987). Where
two or more references would have the same text citation,
add a, b, c, etc. to the year (Smith et al. 1979a;
Use an ampersand (&) to join the final name in the citation
for more than two authors, e.g., Smith, Labelle & Tang,
2009). However, if the authors are listed in the text as part
of a sentence, use “and” as in the following example:
“Smith, Labelle and Tang (2009) found ….”
When using direct quotations, cite the page number for the
quotation along with the source in the reference list.
References should be typed, double-spaced, in alphabetical
order and include the names of all authors. The first line
of the entry is flush with the left margin, and all subsequent
lines are indented (5 spaces or ½”)
to form a "hanging indent".
For articles accepted for publication, the words "in
press" should be substituted for the year.
Personal communications may be cited in the text but are not
listed in the references unless they are recoverable as archival
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Some important points to remember:
• Use References as level one header (capitalize, bold
• List references in alphabetical order
• Put spaces after all commas and periods.
• Do not use et al. in references (although
it is used in text citations).
• Give starting and ending pages for chapters and journal
• Capitalize only the first word and all proper nouns
in titles of works, except for journal names
All authors must strictly follow the guidelines below for
preparing illustrations for publication in Adolescent
Psychiatry. If the figures are found to be sub-standard,
then the manuscripts will be rejected/ and the authors offered
the option of figure improvement professionally by Eureka Science. The costs for such improvement
will be charged to the authors.
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photograph and contains no text, the preferred file format
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of 300 dpi.
For Combination image type, which is generally an image containing
halftone in addition to text or line art elements, the preferred
file format is TIFF, with colour mode being or RGB or Grayscale,
in a resolution of 500-900 dpi.
For illustrations, the following file formats are acceptable:
• EPS (preferred format for diagrams)
• PDF (also especially suitable for
• PNG (preferred format for photos
• Microsoft Word (version 5 and above;
figures must be a single page)
• PowerPoint (figures must be a single
• JPEG (conversion should be done using
the original file)
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• TGF (ISISDraw)
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If the large size of TIFF or EPS figures acts as an obstacle
to online submission, authors may find that conversion to
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file size and upload time, while retaining acceptable quality.
JPEG is a 'lossy' format, however. In order to maintain acceptable
image quality, it is recommended that JPEG files are saved
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Files should not be compressed with tools such as Zipit or
Stuffit prior to submission as these tools will in any case
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which are already compressed.
Please do not:
1. Supply embedded graphics in your word processor (spreadsheet,
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BMP, PICT, WPG); the resolution is too low;
3. Supply files that are too low in resolution;
4. Submit graphics that are disproportionately large for the
Image Conversion Tools:
There are many software packages, many of them freeware or
shareware, capable of converting to and from different graphics
formats, including PNG.
Good general tools for image conversion include GraphicConverter
on the Macintosh, PaintShop Pro, for Windows, and ImageMagick,
which is available on Macintosh, Windows and UNIX platforms.
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than the equivalent JPEG, TIFF, PNG or BMP, with no increase
in quality. EPS should only be used for images produced by
vector-drawing applications such as Adobe Illustrator or CorelDraw.
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as, EPS format. In case the images have been originally prepared
in an Office application, such as Word or PowerPoint, then
the original Office files should be directly uploaded to the
site, instead of being converted to JPEG or another format
that may be of low quality.
• The cost for each individual page of color figures/plates/illustrations
is US$ 950.
• Color figures should be supplied in CMYK not RGB colors.
• Data Tables should be submitted in Microsoft Word
format and should be on separate pages at the end of the manuscript.
Each table should be on a separate page.
• Each table should include a title/caption being explanatory
in itself with respect to the details discussed in the table.
Detailed legends may then follow.
• Table number in bold font i.e. Table 1,
should follow a title. The title should be in small case with
the first letter in caps. A full stop should be placed at
the end of the title. In the text, refer to the table by its
number. Include a notation in the text about where the table
or figure should be inserted, for example, <Insert Table
1 about here>.
• Columns and rows of data should be made visibly distinct
by ensuring that the borders of each cell are displayed as
• Tables should be numbered in Arabic numerals sequentially
in order of their citation in the body of the text.
• If a reference is cited in both the table and text,
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in the text.
• Tabular data provided as additional files can be submitted
as an Excel spreadsheet.
Supportive/Supplementary Material: We do
encourage authors to append supportive material, for example
a PowerPoint file containing a talk about the study, a PowerPoint
file containing additional screenshots, a Word, RTF, or PDF
document showing the original instrument(s) used, a video,
or the original data (SAS/SPSS files, Excel files, Access
Db files etc.) provided it is endorsed by the journal's Editor.
A bibliography of additional resources or recommended reading
other than that included in the reference list may also be
included with the approval of the Editor.
Supportive/Supplementary material intended for publication
must be numbered and referred to in the manuscript but should
not be a part of the submitted paper. In-text citations as
well as a section with the heading "Supportive/Supplementary
Material" before the "References" section should
be provided. Here, list all Supportive/Supplementary Material
and include a brief caption line for each file describing
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single table, figure or movie (please do not upload linked
worksheets or PDF files larger than one sheet). Supportive/
Supplementary material must be provided in a single zipped
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Authors must clearly indicate if these files are not for publication
but meant for the reviewers'/editors' perusal only.
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has been obtained from the copyright holder, which should
be forwarded to the Editorial Office in case of acceptance
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publisher or copyright holder for specific requirements to
quote from or adapt copyrighted material. A form for obtaining
permission for reproducing material is available at Bentham
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AUTHORS AND INSTITUTIONAL AFFILIATIONS: The
authors will be required to provide their full names, the
institutional affiliations and the location, with an asterisk
in front of the name of the principal/corresponding author.
The corresponding author(s) should be designated and their
complete address, business telephone and fax numbers and e-mail
address must be stated to receive correspondence and galley
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containing many English typographical errors will not be published.
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that the written English submitted is corrected, will be sent
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from non-English language countries who have poor English
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