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Author Guidelines


Jurnal Psikologi (jpsi) uses an online submission platform. This system enables authors to trace the progress of their manuscript submission and speeds up the article’s processing time. For the initial stage, authors must conform to our guidelines (see the manuscript structure). Manuscripts that do not comply with the guideline will be rejected.

General Author Guidelines:

  • All submissions are done online via
  • Log in is required for the first time user. If you do not have an account, click "Register" button and make your account.
    ID should be your email address being actively used now. If you have an account but forgot your password, click the "Forgot Your Password?" button. Your password will be given to your email address on your request. To begin, enter your User ID and password into the boxes provided, and click. At the welcome screen, click "New Submission" button. After that, click button to submit your new manuscript and follow for steps.
  • The following supporting documents should accompany the submitted manuscript, Cover letter, and Statement of originality
  • Information on the peer-review process can be viewed here
  •  A manuscript structure article template can be downloaded here
  • Click Tutorial Online Submission

Manuscript Preparation :

The American Psychological Association (APA) standards is used for publications, both in terms of publication structure (i.e., IMRaD) and citation style. Please follow the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (7ed.). Manuscripts that do not follow the required APA style will be rejected directly by editors.

TitleTitles should be kept concise, informative, and interesting. Keep the title no more than 14 words.
AffiliationProvide the brief address of each author’s affiliation.
AbstractIt should be written in both English and Indonesian. Each abstract is written in a single paragraph with a maximum of 200 words. Briefly describe the introduction/background, method, objective of the research, results, conclusion, and implication of the research. Do not use abbreviations and citations.
KeywordsInclude 4-5 keywords or phrases, arranged in alphabetical order and separated using semicolons (;). Avoid using terms that are too general or long.
IntroductionThis section should briefly provide information on the background, literature review, state of the originality of the work, hypothesis, and objective. Avoid the use of secondary citations.
MethodsThis segment should inform readers of the materials and methods that the authors have used for the research. Please ensure that sufficient information has been given to allow for repetition of the research. 
ResultsPresent the outcome of the study. Use tables and figures whenever appropriate. Results should be able to answer the hypotheses.
DiscussionInterpret the study findings in the context of previous research. The authors should also address the strength and limitations of their study. This section should not be a repetition of the result section. 
Conclusions and ImplicationsPresent the main conclusions of the study. This section should also highlight the implication of the findings (e.g., a suggestion for future research, policy suggestions, etc).
AcknowledgmentsAcknowledge anyone who has contributed to the research (e.g., funding organizations, research assistants). The name of the funding organizations should be written in full. Additionally, authors should also list any individuals who have helped during the study.
Authors’ contributionsList each of the authors’ contributions to the research and manuscript. Authorship should be restricted to those who have contributed significantly to the work by either: conceiving or designing the study, contributing new methods or models, performing research, analyzing data, or writing the paper. All authors should be indicated by their initials. For example, “AKP and GL designed the study. SR, BW, ALD analyzed the data. All authors read and approved the final version of the manuscript”.
Competing InterestDeclare any competing interest (e.g., financial, professional, or personal relationships relevant to the work).

All reference results referred to in the article text must use primary references, up to the last 10 years. All sources that are cited in the text must be included in the Reference list. The journal uses APA citation style.please check Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (7th. ed.) or

For references in a non-English language, provide the English translation between square brackets ([ ]) right after the title. Authors are strongly urged to use a reference manager such as Zotero, Mendeley, or EndNote to build their bibliography, saving the file in.bib format (Tutorial to Create .bib file in Reference Manager).
Figures and Tables

Relation of Tables or Figures and Text: Because tables and figures supplement the text, all tables and figures should be referenced in the text. The author also must explain what the reader should look for when using the table or figure. The reference table and figure use the APA 7th Edition

Instructions for Revised Submissions :

1Please provide a copy of the revised text with changes marked in the text using either tracking changes or highlighting
2In your written response to the reviewers’ comments, give the page number(s), paragraph(s), and/or line number(s) where each revision was made.
3Respond to each referee’s comments, indicating precisely the changes made in response to the critiques. Also, give reasons for suggested changes that were not implemented, and identify any additional changes that were made.
4Revisions not received within 1 months will be administratively withdrawn. For further consideration, the manuscript must be resubmitted. At the editors’ discretion, and in cases where substantial new data are required, extensions may be granted for revisions. In such cases, every effort will be made to retain the original reviewers

Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.

  1. The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, or RTF document file format.
  2. Manuscript follows the Sequence of title page, abstract, and keywords, Introduction, method,  discussion, conclusion, suggestion and references.
  3. References listed in APA format. All references listed in the reference section are cited in the text.
  4. Maximum word count for abstract is 200 words.
  5. Manuscript is suitable for blind review process (author’s name, email address, and affiliation are omitted from the manuscript)
  6. Abstract is provided in English and Bahasa (unless the manuscript is in full English)
  7. All table and figure numbers are found in the text

Copyright Notice

Authors whose manuscript is published will approve the following provisions:

Jurnal Psikologi (jpsi) is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License. You are free to copy, transform, or redistribute articles for any lawful purpose in any medium, provided you give appropriate credit to the original author(s) and Jurnal Psikologi, link to the license, indicate if changes were made, and redistribute any derivative work under the same license.

Copyright on articles is held by the journal, with authors required to sign a copyright transfer agreement. By submitting to Jurnal Psikologi, authors grant any third party the right to use their article to the extent provided by the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License

Privacy Statement

  1. The name and email address entered into this journal site will be used only for journal purposes and will not be used for any other purpose.
  2. The peer-review of a manuscript is a confidential process. Reviewers should keep the whole process completely confidential.
  3. Reviewers should not disclose any information whatsoever to anyone before publication of the manuscript.

Author Fees

This journal charges the following author fees.

Article Submission: 0.00 (IDR)
Authors are required to pay an Article Submission Fee as part of the submission process to contribute to review costs.

Article Publication: 1500000.00 (IDR)

This journal charges the following author fees: 1,500,000 IDR. The author must pay the fee once the article has been accepted for. The fee listed is used for paper translation/proofreading and additionally the author will receive 5 copies of the journal.
Author may opt to assign their own translator/proofreader and they will be charged 700,000 IDR for 10 copies of the journal. For this option, author needs to attach certificate from professional translator/proofreader.

Author(s) can pay the fee by Wire Transfer