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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 submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  • The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, RTF, or WordPerfect document file format.
  • Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  • The text is single-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.

Author Guidelines

The manuscript of the research results is prepared in accordance with the following systematic:

1. Title

The title should be specific, effective, raw, straightforward, and clearly describes the main content of the article and written no more than 14 words in English. English titles are written in capital letters.

2. Author's Name and Institution Address

The author's name is written by default and complete without a title. The address of the institution is written complete and the appointment of correspondence address is provided by postal code and e-mail.

3. Abstract and Keywords

Abstracts are written in English which have clear, complete, and complete content describing the essence of the entire article content in a paragraph covering: background, aims, methods, results, and conclusions. Keywords (keywords) as many as 3-5 words that reflect the important concepts contained in the article. The number of words in the abstract does not exceed 250 words.

4. Introduction

Introduction includes background research, core issues, and research objectives


Contains a systematic explanation of: type of research, design or design, population, sampling technique, sample, respondent characteristics, time, place, instrument used, data retrieval procedure, and statistical analysis test.


Contains an explanation of research data relating to research objectives along with tables, drawings, graphs, and diagrams.

7. Discussion

Contains an explanation of the meaning of research results based on facts, theories, and opinions.

8. Conclusions and Suggestions

Conclusion of research results and suggestions in the form of narrative.

9. Reference

Library sources compiled according to Harvard system include articles of research and other scientific articles such as:

Brodaty, H., Low, L. F., Gibson, L., & Burns, K. 2006. What is the best dementia screening instrument for general practitioners to use?. American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry. 14(5), 391-400. [Online]. http://www.neurologyinstitute.com/about/press.../national-memoryscreening-da. Diakses 5 November 2012.

Melillo, K. D. and Houde, S. C. 2011. Geropsychiatric and Mental Health Nursing. 2nd ed. Canada: Jones & Bartlett Learning.