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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.
  • The paper should have not been published or considered for publication in the other journals or other media.
  • The format of the file is Open Office, Microsoft Word.
  • URLs for references should be provided.
  • The text uses 1 space, font 12, italic, no underline (except for URL). All the illustration, figures and tables should be put in the text, not at the end.
  • Texts which follow the right guidelines can be seen in Author’s Guidelines.
  • The instructions of acceptance for the peer-review can be seen in Check Anonym Reviewer.

Author Guidelines


 A.   General

  1. The papers to be published in Journal of Islamic Psychology is a kind of article of research (quantitative or qualitative research approach), literature study or original ideas that are considered to contribute to the development of general psychology and Islamic Psychology especially with the theme of integration of Psychology and Islamic either by individual or by groups.
  2. Papers submitted to Journal of Islamic Psychology should be original and have not been published in other journals or have been submitted to other journals.
  3. Papers in the form of manuscripts of graduate thesis, post graduate thesis and dissertation should include recommendation from concern lecturer stating that the manuscript deserves to be published in the Journal of Islamic Psychology. The script will then, be reviewed by associate editor anonymously to decide whether the script is acceptable / rejected / or approved with revision.
  4. The author should revise based on feedback from associate editor within time limit set by the Editorial Board. The Editorial Board has the right to edit the contents without altering the substance of the content.
  5. References sources are recommended to use latest publication for the last 10 years. Main references are national and international books and journals.
  6. Any involved licenses, quotes or using computer software due to preparing of the paper becomes the sole responsibility of the author of the article including possible legal consequences that may arise.
  7. The provision of writing of this Journal Islamic Psychology "Psyche" refers to Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association Sixth Edition 2010.


B.   Structure and Systematical

The content and systematical are described in narrative (without numbering on the sub title) and must include followings contents:

1.    Title

The title should be concise and focus to describe the content of the article. It may apply an attractive and creative title in order to attract the readers. It has maximum 15 words if in Bahasa Indonesia or 10 words in English. It should be typed in all capital letters, center and using Times New Roman font with size 12 and Bold.

2.    Author

It must state full name of the author without title, institution of the author’s work/study and e-mail of the author. 

3.    Abstract

The abstract must be shown in English followed by abstract in Bahasa Indonesia. Abstract in English must come from trusted institution (please attach letter of transcript result from the institution). The abstract should be maximal 300 words, justify and typed in Times New Roman font with size 12 with space 1. Abstract must include reasons for choosing the topic or the importance of the research topic, concise research method (type and research design, research subject, research instrument, data analysis method), research conclusion

4.    Keywords

The key words may take from research variables, the characteristics of research subjects and referred theory (minimum two words or more)

5.    Introduction

The introduction is to describe background of the problem, the purpose and usefulness of the research, the study of theory and ends with the hypothesis (if any).

6.    Research Method

It contains research types and designs, research variables, population and sample of research, data collection methods, data analysis methods (can be adapted according to the research approach used whether quantitative or qualitative).

 7.    Result And Discussion

     The results and discussion should be fit according to the research approach. If using quantitative research approach will consist of descriptive statistics, assumption test results and hypothesis test results should be analyzed intelligently. If using qualitative approach will be in the form of the themes of the results of qualitative analysis conducted.

8.    Conclusion

The conclusion is the answer of the purpose of the research. It is not the summary of the research results. Conclusions and suggestions should be clear and concisely based on results and discussion.

 9.    References

References should be written alphabetically and chronologically. The references is not bibliography, therefore, it must contain all sources referenced in the scripts and does not need to mention unused sources.


C.   Technical Writing Guideline

The author must follow the guideline below:

Upper and below margin           : 2 cm

Left and right margin                : 2 cm

Font                                        : Times New Roman

Space                                     : Double / 2 Space

Maximum page                        : 20 – 25 (including abstract and references)

Wording                                   : 4000 – 5000 words

Paper size                                : A4


D.   Procedure of Paper Submission

Softcopy files must be sent as attachment to e-mail address : psikis@radenfatah.ac.id or through Open Journal System: http://jurnal.radenfatah.ac.id/index.php/psikis


E.    How to write/quote the references

The writing of article for Islamic Psychology Journal of "Psikis" refers to the Publication Manual Of The American Psychological Association Sixth Edition 2010.

 1.    Quotes in the text

Type of sources

How to quote

Online Journal

(Kim, 2010, p. 311)


(Kim, Mirusmonov, Lee, 2010, p. 311)

Kutipan pertama

(Kim et al, 2010, p.311)

Next quote

Online Magazine

(Barile, 2011)

Online Newspaper

(Hakim, 2016)

Book (Author Publisher)

Inside the book

(American Psychological Association [APA], 2010)

(APA, 2010)

(Yuan, 1998)

Online Book

(Author, institution, etc)

(Kumar, 2012)


2.    How to quote the references

a.    From journal without Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

Light, M. A., & Light, I. H. (2008). The geographic expansion of Mexican immigration in the United States and its implications for local law enforcement. Law Enforcement Executive Forum Journal, 8 (1), 73-82.

Arbiyah, N., Nurwianti, F., & Oriza, D. (2008). Hubungan bersyukur dengan subjective well being pada penduduk miskin. Jurnal Psikologi Sosial, 14 (1), 1124.


b.    From journal with Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

Herbst Damm, K. L., & Kulik, J. A. (2005). Volunteer support, marital status, and the survival times of terminally ill patients. Health Psychology, 24 (1), 225-229. http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/02786133.24.2.225


c.    From article of magazine

Chamberlin, J., Novotney, A., Packard, E., & Price, M. (2008, May). Enhancing worker wellbeing: Occupational health psychologists convene to share their research on work, stress, and health. Monitor on Psychology, 39 (5). 26-29.


d.    From article of online magazine

Clay, R. (2008, June). Science vs. ideology: Psychologists fight back about the misuse of research. Monitor on Psychology, 39(6). Downloaded from : http://www.apa.org/monitor/ tanggal 10 Agustus 2012.


e.    From anonymous newspaper article

Six sites meet for comprehensive antigang initiative conference. (2006, November/December). OJJDP News @ a Glance. Downloaded from: http://www.ncjrs.gov/htmllojjdp/news_acglance/2 16684/topstory.htmI tanggal 10 Agustus 2012


f.     From book

Azwar, S. (2012). Penyusunan skala psikologi (ed.2). Yogyakarta: Pustaka Pelajar.

Shotton, M. A. (1989). Computer addiction? A study of computer dependency. London, England: Taylor & Francis.


g.    From book with an editor

Cone, J. D. (1999). Observational assessment: Measure development and research issues. Dalam P. C. Kendall, J. N. Butcher, & G. N. Holmbeck (Eds.), Handbook of research methods in clinical psychology (hlm. 183223). New York: Wiley.

Sutopo, A. S., & Pranajati, R. A. (1993). Mengolah data kuantitatif. Dalam D. Hastjarjo & A.F. Helmi (Eds.), Metode Penelitian Psikologi (hlm. 215235). Yogyakarta: Wijaya Press.


F.    Writing format



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