1.1 Papers should be accompanied by a statement that the paper has not been published previously or submitted to another journal. Legal and other responsibility for incorrect preparation of a paper is assumed by all the Authors to equal extent which is confirmed by the author's signatures on the first page of the manuscript.
1.2 Materials taken from other sources must be accompanied by a written statement from both author and Publisher giving permission to the Journal for reproduction. Permission should be obtained in writing from at least one author of papers still in press, unpublished data and personal communications.
1.3 Only original submissions that are not under consideration by another periodical or publisher can be accepted.
1.4 All human and animal studies must have been approved by the investigators Institutional review board or local ethics committee.
1.5 Authors of clinical papers are obliged to ensure patients privacy rights. Only clinical or scientific data are permitted for publishing. The description of race, ethnicity or culture of a study subject should occur only when it is believed to be of strong influence on the psychological or medical condition in the study. When categorizing by race, ethnicity or culture, the names should be as illustrative as possible and reflect how these groups were assigned.
2.1 Authors are not charged a publication fee.
2.2 Received manuscripts are first examined by the editors. Incomplete packages or manuscripts not prepared in APA style will be sent back to the authors without evaluation.
2.3 Upon acceptance, authors transfer copyright to the journal and all published manuscripts become the permanent property of the Confinia Psychopathologica journal.
2.4 Papers are anonymously reviewed by members of the Editorial Board or internationally recognized experts in the field.
2.4.1 Final decisions regarding publication are made by the Editors, in conjunction with the Editorial Board or special experts in the field.
2.5 The Editorial Board reserves the right to correct the terminology or style, to reduce the size of the paper as well as to remove redundant figures and graphs without authors permission.
3.1 Papers submitted should be prepared in correct English, French or German language, with an English abstract (150 words).
3.2 The journal focuses on the psychology and psychiatry of expression and art therapy.
3.3 Submissions must be prepared in APA style; refer to the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (latest edition) for information on how to format and prepare a manuscript for publication.
3.4 The introduction should be short and based on the present state of knowledge; the emphasis should be on empirical research.
3.5 All the manuscripts should be written in correct language (using recognized terminology) and should be submitted online together with tables and figures. Other forms of submissions are not accepted.