Aims and scope
Journal of Psychology and Nursing is an international refereed journal publishes quarterly online open access by KMF that is of interest to psychiatric and mental health care nurses. The field is considered in its broadest perspective, including theory, practice and research applications related to all ages, special populations, settings, and interdisciplinary collaborations in both the public and private sectors. Through critical study, expositions, and review of practice, Archives of Psychiatric Nursing is a medium for clinical scholarship to provide theoretical linkages among diverse areas of practice. The Journal’s expert content provides psychiatric nurses with the newest effective nursing practices, innovative therapeutic approaches, significant information trends, and useful, clinically-focused research in psychiatric-mental health nursing and its related subspecialties. We publish rigorously conducted research, literature reviews, essays and debates, and consumer practitioner narratives; all of which add new knowledge and advance practice globally a wide audience of psychiatric nurses following topics but not limited to:
Education, Clinical and Practice-focused articles
Original Research articles
Features on topics such as Health Policy and Psychopharmacology
Practice-focused articles address important topics on but not limited to:
Psychiatric disorders such as substance abuse
Regulatory issues for psychiatric-mental health nurses
Staffing and other issues relevant to inpatient units
Community mental health practice and emergency care
KMF Publication Ethics Statement
Journal of Psychology and Nursing is a member of the Committee on Publication Ethics. KMF takes the responsibility to enforce a rigorous peer-review together with strict ethical policies and standards to ensure to add high quality scientific works to the field of scholarly publication. Unfortunately, cases of plagiarism, data falsification, inappropriate authorship credit, and the like, do arise. KMF takes such publishing ethics issues very seriously and our editors are trained to proceed in such cases with a zero tolerance policy. To verify the originality of content submitted to our journals, we use latest software to check submissions against previous publications.
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Copyright / Open Access
Articles published in Journal of Psychology and Nursing will be Open-Access articles distributed under the terms and conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution Law. The copyright is retained by the author(s). KMF will insert the following note at the end of the published text:
© 2020 by the authors; licensee KMF. This article is an open access article distributed under the terms and conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution Law.
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Announcement and Advertisement
Announcements regarding academic activities such as conferences are published for free in the News & Announcements section of the journal. Advertisement can be either published or placed on the pertinent website.