Ethics and Guidelines
The field of clinical psychology is an ever-evolving area of research and practice that deals with the study of human behavior and the treatment of mental health disorders. As with any scientific discipline, the integrity of the research and the ethical standards by which it is conducted are critical to maintaining the credibility of the field and protecting the well-being of those involved in the research. Guidelines in this journal are designed to ensure that all research published adheres to the highest ethical standards, and that the research is conducted in a way that is fair, unbiased, and respectful of the rights and well-being of all participants.
The guidelines for reviewers are based on established ethical principles that have been developed and refined over time. They are designed to promote transparency, objectivity, and accountability in the review process, and to ensure that the research published in our journal is of the highest quality. The guidelines cover a range of topics, including the duties of reviewers, confidentiality, alertness to ethical issues, standards of objectivity, and competing interests. Reviewers are expected to be familiar with these guidelines and to adhere to them at all times when reviewing research for our journal.
Editor of ICCPP – Journal of Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy take the ethical standards of publication very seriously. So, these guidelines will serve as a useful resource for reviewers and contribute to the ongoing development of the field of clinical psychology.