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Author Guidelines

1. Your text should be submitted as one of the following file types: .doc, .docx or .rtf.
2. References, bibliography, footnotes, etc. should be made using the APA (American Psychological Association) style.
3. The text format should be as follows: main text: font size 12, line spacing: 1.5; block quotations: font size 10, line spacing: 1.
4. Graphic content (e.g. photographs or drawings) should have the best possible resolution (minimum: 300 dpi) and should be saved in one of the following formats: .jpg, .png, .tiff.
5. The size of the text (including references and bibliography) should be between 20,000 and 60,000 characters, including spaces.
6. Please do not use MS Word macros.
7. Your submission needs to include an abstract (150–250 words), which should be written in impersonal style; it should be clear and concise so that it can encourage the reader to read the entire text. The abstract should present the aim of the article and the main issues it considers; it can also include research hypotheses and information on the applied study procedure.
8. Your submission needs to include keywords (3–5) in Polish and English, which will facilitate locating the text in electronic databases; please avoid categories which are too general.


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.

  1. 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).
  2. The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, RTF, or WordPerfect document file format.
  3. Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  4. 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.
  5. The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal. Additionally, you have ready to attach with your article signed percentage of author`s work declaration.
  6. If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been followed.
  7. Please note!

    Dear Author, here you will find a hint how to properly upload your article.

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