Author Guidelines

The publication of an article in a peer-reviewed Affection: Journal of Psychology And Counseling is an essential building block in the development of a coherent and respected network of knowledge. It is a direct reflection of the quality of the work of the authors and the institutions that support them. Peer-reviewed articles support and embody the scientific method. It is therefore essential to agree upon standards of expected ethical behavior for all parties involved in the act of publishing: the author, the journal editor, the peer reviewer, the publisher, and the society. 

Institut Agama Islam Sumatera Barat Pariaman as the publisher of Affection: Journal of Psychology And Counseling takes its duties of guardianship over all stages of publishing exceptionally seriously, and we recognize our ethical and other responsibilities. We are committed to ensuring that advertising, reprint or additional commercial revenue has no impact or influence on editorial decisions. Besides, the Institut Agama Islam Sumatera Barat Pariaman, and the Editorial Board will assist in communications with other journals and publishers where this is useful and necessary.

However, for authors who have submitted their articles, they are required to fill in the data for submitting articles to the journal which can be downloaded on the journal page. In addition, for articles that have been processed by the journal team (Editors and Reviewers), it is strictly forbidden to withdraw the manuscript. If the author continues to withdraw, the author must pay a penalty from the journal (IDR: 350,000). And if the article has been published and wants to withdraw, then the author is obliged to pay a penalty (IDR: 550,000) and if he does not make a payment, then the author's name listed on the draft article is entered in the journal's blacklist data and published online.

Procedure for writing articles

       1. Articles must use Zotero or Mandeley in citing sources and the bibliography.

  1. Maximum 30% turnitin results by submitting turnitin results for plagiarism of the submitted article.
  2. Articles must conform to the journal template, namely3. Articles must conform to the journal template, namely
  3. The title is written in capital letters with a maximum of 15 words and describes the content of the article discussed. The title may not use abbreviations.
  4. Write the author's name and email in full with Garamond 12 font, with left and right alignment positioned in the centre and size 11.
  5. Abstract consists of English and Indonesian with a maximum of 250 words using Garamond 12 font and size 11.
  6. Keywords / keywords using English and Indonesian with a minimum of 3 words and a maximum of 5 words.
  7. Introduction must clearly state, gap research, purpose or scope of the article writing. The manuscript is typed with left-right aligned paragraphs, indents: 0 cm, first line 1 cm; font: Arial Unicode Ms 12 pt, with 1.15 spacing. The file (file) is created with Microsoft Word. And the number of pages of the article is at least 15 pages, and the language used in writing this article, namely English.
  8. Literature Review contains articles and writings related to the discussion. There are at least 3 literature reviews from the last 10 years, explaining the differences and similarities of the research discussed by the author.
  9. Research methods briefly explain the data and its sources, variable definitions and analysis methods used in the research. If the sub method includes a table, then the placement of the table uses a flat centre with the title above the head of the table and the source below the table using Arial Unicode Ms size 12pt. Each table must be referred to in the article manuscript.
  10. The systematic writing of results and discussion must refer to the research objectives and hypotheses. Writing sub-chapters (if any) without numbering, using Arial Unicode Ms font size 12 pt. The discussion is required to include scientific references (theory and previous research or other scientific sources), must convey the implications of the research results. If there are sub-chapters, the writing protrudes to the right 2cm (indensation 2).

Table placement uses flat centre, with the title above the head of the table and the source below the table. Title writing uses Arial Unicode Ms Bold 10 pt font. Table contents are written in Arial Unicode Ms 10 pt, single spaced. Table lines only use horizontal lines (no vertical lines) (Antonio, 2013). Each table must be referenced in the manuscript.

12. Conclusion, the conclusion should answer the objectives of the study. Conclusions are written concisely and clearly in one paragraph (without numbering). If necessary, the writing of suggestions is still allowed in another paragraph in the conclusion chapter.

13. Reference. Must consist of quotations from articles, research theses, thesis, dissertations, classical books, interview results.


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