The ethical principles of this publication are derived from the research ethics standards compiled by the Research Ethics Committee at the Research Planning and Policy Center of the Ministry of Science, Research and Technology in 1390 (2013 BC). These ethical standards outline some ethical responsibilities related to the publication of articles in psychological achievements to prevent the occurrence of conscious or unconscious misconduct by the authors of the article. Undoubtedly, having a value system and adhering to ethical principles helps the researcher in choosing the research topic and conducting the research. Having sufficient knowledge of the principles and standards of research ethics will prevent the occurrence of many conscious or unconscious misconduct in the field of research. Having sufficient knowledge of the principles and standards of research ethics will prevent the occurrence of many conscious or unconscious misconduct in the field of research. Compliance with ethical principles in conducting and publishing research is one of the main factors of trusting their findings. Ignoring ethical standards in research, conscious or unconscious, causes scientific findings to be invalidated. Below are the duties of the authors in the implementation of ethical principles:

Duties and obligations of authors:

-The submitted articles must be in the specialized field of the journal and must be prepared according to the standard of it.

-The articles should be the original research of the author(s) presenting the article and any use of other people's research should be cited in the article. The research should be done carefully and objectively and the data should be reported correctly.

-The author(s) are responsible for the correctness of the content of the articles and it is necessary for people to ensure the correctness of the content of the articles. The publication of the article does not mean the approval of its content by the journal.

-The author(s) do not have the right to resubmit the article in the domestic or foreign journal.

-Author(s) are not allowed to publish overlaps. Overlapping publication means publishing the data and findings of your previous articles with a little change in an article as a new one.

-The author(s) need to citation other people's information, they should citation the sources and information in an accurate and complete manner or, if necessary, use the source after obtaining permission. If information from other sources needs to be quoted directly, put it in "...".

-The responsible author of the article should record the address and details of all the authors who directly participated in the research and refrain from mentioning " Gift authorship".

- The responsible author of the article is obliged to make sure that all the authors of the article have read it and have agreed on its presentation and their place in the article.

-Submitting the article means that the authors have obtained the consent of all the financial or local supporters of the article and have introduced all the financial or local supporters of the article.

-The author(s) are obliged to inform the journal about any error in their article at any time, take action to correct it or withdraw the article.

-Any risks that occur to humans or the environment due to research should be clearly mentioned in the article.

Duties and obligations of Reviewers

  1. The Reviewers of the journal should assist the Editors in taking the decision for publishing the submitted manuscripts.
  2. The Reviewers should maintain the confidentiality of manuscripts, which they are invited to review.
  3. The Reviewers should provide comments in time that will help editors to make decision on the submitted manuscript to be published or not.
  4. The Reviewers are bound to treat the manuscript received for peer reviewing as confidential, and must not use the information obtained through peer review for personal advantage. 
  5. The Reviewers comments against each invited manuscript should be technical, professional and objective.
  6. The Reviewers should not review the manuscripts in which they have found conflicts of interest with any of the authors, companies, or institutions.
  7. The Reviewers should disclose and try to avoid any conflict of interest.

Unethical publishing and research behavior

 If in any of the stages of submitting, editing or publishing an article in the journal, or after, it is ensured that one of the following occurs, it is considered unethical publishing and research behavior and the journal has the right to deal with it legally:

1-Falsification Data:

It consists of reporting unreal content and presenting fictitious data or results as laboratory results, experimental studies or personal findings. Falsely recording what did not happen or shifting the results of different studies are examples of this misconduct.

2- Data distortion:

It consists of recording and presenting the research results in such a way that the details of the research implementation or the data collection process are manipulated, or data is deleted or changed, or some small results are magnified in order to hide larger facts, so that the research results are followed in line with specific goals. or the presented results should not be doubted.

3- Plagiarism:

Copying other people's ideas, structural similarities in writing, or attributing other people's ideas and results without proper reference.

4- Scientific capture:

It means that the author (authors) employs another person to do the research and after the research is finished, she/he publishes it in her own name without interference to other person.

5-Unreal Citation:

The author (authors) attributes to her/ his institution, center or educational or research group that has no role in the original research.


Copyright and Licensing

On the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge, this journal provides immediate open access to its content.

All journal papers are released under the  Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) License, which permits use, sharing, adaption, distribution, and reproduction in any medium or format as long as the original author(s) and source are properly credited. Under open access license, authors retain ownership of the copyright for their content, but allow anyone to download, reuse, reprint, modify, distribute, and/or copy the content as long as the original authors and source are cited properly.

Authors have the right to:

    • Share their article in accordance with the "Personal Use Rights*" as long as it contains the end user license and a DOI link to the version of record in this journal.
    • Retain intellectual-property-rights protection (including research data).
    • Proper credit and attribution for the published work.

* Personal use rights

Authors can use their articles for scholarly purposes in whole or in part, such as:

    • An author's use in classroom teaching (including distribution of copies, paper or electronic).
    • Distribution of copies (including through e-mail) to known research colleagues for their personal use.
    • Inclusion in a thesis or dissertation.
    • Use in a subsequent compilation of the author’s works.
    • Extending the article to book-length form.