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.
Consent form and or
Ethical approval ID
Manuscripts should be prepared in accordance with the instructions given there for preparing tables, figures, references and metrics. Instruction on developing abstracts should be followed. The editor is responsible for obtaining reviews and deciding on the disposition of all manuscripts (acceptance, rejection, or requests for revision).
*(Reminder: It is important that the article has never been published before and not in the between time of submitting in other journal, not copyright by other publishers)
TYPES OF MANUSCRIPT
Details of the submission and review process can be found at https://www.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/cdmh. Details of the submission and review process can be found at https://www.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/cdmh. The editor and editorials board oversee manuscript reviews. Once a manuscript is submitted, an editor is assigned to make the peer reviewer assignments through the double-blind peer review by at least three experts. The entire process ordinarily takes 3 months and revisions are often requested. Corresponding authors who require assistance in submitting their manuscripts should contact the Editorial Office via the website, https://www.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/cdmh and www.ricd.go.th/cdmh; or e-mail, firstname.lastname@example.org, and email@example.com. Abstracts and manuscripts should be prepared in accordance with the instructions including formatting of tables, figures, references and metrics. The editor is responsible for obtaining reviews and deciding on thedisposition of all manuscripts (acceptance, rejection, or requests for revision). (Reminder: It is important that the article has never been published before and notin the between time of submitting in other journal, notcopyright by other publishers)
TYPES OF MANUSCRIPT
Manuscripts submitted in the form of review articles, research papers, case studies, case reports, invited review articles, preliminary report, miscellany and systemic reviews related to child development and mental health or short communications where as an approximate guide to length with Microsoft word and PDF file format.
- Review articles, invited review articles, preliminary report, and systemic reviews must: not exceed 15 typed pages of printed text, inclusive of tables, figures and references; and with maximum 15-40 references which should be within 10* year
- Research papers must not exceed 8-14 typed pages, similarly all-inclusive. The number of references should not exceed 30, and should not be older than 10* years of the research study
- Case studies, case reports miscellany and Short Communications must not exceed 12 typed pages including maximum of three tables, three figures and the number of 8-15 references
*: unless of significant importance.
TYPES OF MANUSCRIPT
Manuscripts may be submitted in the form of review articles, research papers, case studies, case reports, invited review articles, preliminary report, miscellany and systemic reviews related to child development and mental health or short communications where, as an approximate guide to length with microsoft word and PDF file format.
- Review articles, invited review articles, preliminary report, and systemic reviews must: not exceed 15-20 typed pages of printed text, inclusive of tables, figures and references; and with minimums to maximum 15-40 references which should not older than 10 years.
- Research papers must not exceed 8-14 typed pages, similarly all-inclusive. The number of references should not exceed 30, and should not be older than 10 years.
- Case studies, case reports miscellany and Short Communications must not exceed 12 typed pages including maximum of three tables, three figures and the number of 8-15 references.
PREPARATION OF MANUSCRIPTS
Manuscripts submitted for publication will normally consist of the following sections: Title, Authors Name and Addresses, Abstract (including Keywords), Introduction, Objective, Methods, Results and Discussion, Conclusions, /acknowledgements (if any), and References. For format and general style, authors should refer to current issue (see also the Journal website) as guide. Manuscripts that do not conform to these guidelines will be subjected to revision or be rejected at the submission stage. Photographs, figures and line drawings should be of optimum quality. Color photographs are acceptable whenever it is necessary but the extra costs involved in the reproduction must be borne by the author(s). Manuscripts should be typed as MSWord documents on A4-sized pages with justified text, times new roman size 12. The preferred length of manuscripts is 8-15 typed pages or less, but a somewhat greater length may be accepted, depending on the complexity and importance of the research. The author must submit digital files of the article in PDF format and Microsoft word file which has to be submitted online at journal website https://www.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/cdmh/about/submissions#onlineSubmissions or emailed at firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com. The submission must include the followings contents:
1. Titles of study: This section includes the research title, author(s), institutional affiliation and the email address of the author.
a) Title: concise and informative without using acronyms
b) Author(s): first name, middle initial and last name along with highest academic degree(s);
c) Institutional affiliation(s): write organizational affiliation of each author, and assign an individual super-scripted numbers for each author’s name and institutional affiliation; and,
d) The corresponding authors’ email address.
2. Running Head: The running head should be a shortened version of the title of your paper, no more than 50 characters long (including spaces) in uppercase letters. The running head is typed in the HEADER at the top left of each page. The label “Running head:” that precedes the running head on the title page is not included in the 50character count.
3. Abstract: A structured abstract should be no longer than 300 words, with writing sequence that include the following parts:
a) Objectives: brief statement of the purpose of the study;
b) Methods: the summary of the participants, research design, samples selection, setting, measures, and procedures
c) Results: primary findings of the research; and
d) Conclusions: statement of implications of the study.
4. Keywords: They are useful tools in researching for paper’s information from journals.
5. Introductions: This provides a context or background of the study; the important of the study, also it states the gap of knowledge the most influential or beneficial of the study.
6. Objectives: states the specific purposes or research objectives. However, usage of pertinent references are strongly advised.
7. Methods: This includes study design selection and description of participants; identification of research methods, apparatus, and procedures; and, statistical instruments used.
8. Results: This presents your results in logical sequence using text, tables, and illustrations by giving the main or most important findings first. Each tables and figures should be numbered consecutively. Tables/figures should follow these specifications: (a) caption and content must be in English only, and (b) captions/titles must be placed above it.
9. Discussion: In this section, new and important aspects of the study results are emphasized following the derived conclusions.
10. Limitation: of the study (if any).
11. Recommendations (if any): States of the following for research are base of on the study finding.
12. Acknowledgement: In a separate section before the References, this should be written as a brief paragraph, and should not be inserted as footnote.
13. References: Apply APA, in citing authorships of used references in the study. All referenced documents should be in English (For Thai references, it has to be translated to English as well). We strongly recommend to use APA 6th edition both in line citing and bibliography. All of the in-text citations must have corresponding citations in the reference part and the reference list should be in an alphabetical ordered following the American Psychological Association’s (APA) sample below:
Example of JOURNALS IN PRINT FORMAT by APA Format–6th Edition. (n.d.). Retrieved January 18, 2017, from this site.
Author, A. A., Author, B. B., & Author, C. C. (Year). Title of article.
Title of Journal, xx, xxx-xxx.
NOTE: The journal title and the volume number are in italics. Issue numbers are not required if the journal is continuously paged. If paged individually, the issue number is required and is in regular type in parentheses adjacent to the volume number.
Williams, J. H. (2008). Employee engagement: Improving participation in safety. Professional Safety, 53(12), 40-45.
Two to Seven Authors [List all authors]
Keller, T. E., Cusick, G. R., & Courtney, M. E. (2007). Approaching the transition to adulthood: Distinctive profiles of adolescents aging out of the child welfare system. Social Services Review, 81, 453484.
Eight or More Authors [List the first six authors, … and the last author]
Wolchik, S. A., West, S. G., Sandler, I. N., Tein, J.-Y., Coatsworth, D., Lengua, L.,...Griffin, W. A. (2000). An experimental evaluation of theory-based mother and mother-child programs for children of divorce. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 68, 843856.
BOOKS, CHAPTERS IN BOOKS, REPORTS, ETC.
Author, A. A. (Year). Title of work. Location: Publisher.
Corporate Author with an Edition and Published by the Corporate Author
American Psychiatric Association. (1994). Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders
(4th ed.). Washington, DC: Author.
Dorland’s illustrated medical dictionary (31st ed.). (2007). Philadelphia, PA: Saunders.
Chapter in a Book
Booth-LaForce, C., & Kerns, K. A. (2009). Child-parent attachment relationships, peer relationships, and peer-group functioning. In K. H. Rubin, W. M. Bukowski, & B. Laursen (Eds.), Handbook of peer interactions, relationships, and groups (pp. 490-507). New York, NY: Guilford Press.
Shyyan, V., Thurlow, M., & Liu, K. (2005). Student perceptions of instructional strategies: Voices of English language learners with disabilities. Minneapolis, MN: National Center on Educational Outcomes, University of Minnesota. Retrieved from the ERIC database.(ED495903)
General Form - Databases
Author, A. A., Author, B. B., & Author, C. C. (Year). Title of article. Name of Journal, xx, xxx-xxx. doi:xxxxxxxxxx
Article Retrieved from an Online Database
NOTE: Use the article’s DOI (Digital Object Identifier), the unique code given by the publisher to a specific article.
Senior, B., & Swailes, S. (2007). Inside management teams: Developing a teamwork survey instrument. British Journal of Management, 18, 138153. doi:10.1111/j.1467-8551.2006.00507.x
NOTE: Use the journal’s home page URL (or web address) if there is no DOI. This may require a web search to locate the journal’s home page. There is no period at the end of web address. Break a long URL before the punctuation.
Koo, D. J., Chitwoode, D. D., & Sanchez, J. (2008). Violent victimization and the routine activities/lifestyle of active drug users. Journal of Drug Issues, 38, 1105-1137. Retrieved from https://www2.criminology.fsu.edu/~jdi/
OTHER ONLINE RESOURCES
Author, A. A. (Year). Title of work. Retrieved from web address
Online Report from a Nongovernmental Organization
Kenney, G. M., Cook, A., & Pelletier, J. (2009). Prospects for reducing uninsured rates among children: How much can premium assistance programs help? Retrieved from Urban Institute website: https://www.urban.org/url.cfm?ID=411823
Online Report with No Author Identified and No Date
GVU©s 10th WWW user survey. (n.d.). Retrieved from https://www.cc.gatech.edu/user_surveys/survey-1998-10/
Web Sites in Parenthetical Citations: To cite an entire Web site (but not a specific document within the site), it is sufficient to give the URL of the site in the text. No entry in the reference list is needed. Example:
Kidpsych is an excellent website for young children (https://www.kidpsych.org).
REFERENCE CITATIONS IN TEXT– APA utilizes a system of brief referencing in the text of a paper, whether one is paraphrasing or providing a direct quotation from another author’s work.
Citations in the text usually consist of the name of the author(s) and the year of publication. The page number is added when utilizing a direct quotation.
Indirect Quotation with Parenthetical Citation
Libraries historically highly value intellectual freedom and patron confidentiality (LaRue, 2007).
Indirect Quotation with Author as Part of the Narrative
LaRue (2007) identified intellectual freedom and patron confidentiality as two key values held historically by libraries.
Direct Quotation with Parenthetical Citation
Darwin used the metaphor of the tree of life "to express the other form of interconnectedness–genealogical rather than ecological" (Gould & Brown, 1991, p. 14).
Direct Quotation with Author as Part of the Narrative
Gould and Brown (1991) explained that Darwin used the metaphor of the tree of life "to express the other form of interconnectedness–genealogical rather than ecological (p. 14).
CITING SECONDARY SOURCES -- When citing in the text a work discussed in a secondary source, give both the primary and the secondary sources. In the example below, the study by Seidenberg and McClelland was mentioned in an article by Coltheart, Curtis, Atkins, & Haller.
Seidenberg and McClelland’s study (as cited in Coltheart, Curtis, Atkins, & Haller, 1993) provided a glimpse into the world
In the references page, you would cite the secondary source you read not the original study.
Coltheart, M., Curtis, B., Atkins, P., & Haller, M. (1993). Models of reading aloud: Dual-route and parallel-distributedprocessing approaches. Psychological Review, 100, 589-608.
An in-text citation when you refer to summarize, paraphrase or quote from other research. For every in-text citation in your paper, these must be a corresponding entry in your reference list of article. APA in-text citation uses the author's last name and the year of publication, for example: (Phrommin, 2016).
Summary of the General Form for author
Surname, names ‘abbreviations Author A., Surname, names ‘abbreviations Author B., Surname, names ‘abbreviations Author C & surname, names ‘abbreviations Author D… et al (year)
Surname, names ‘abbreviations Author1., Sir name, names ’abbreviations) 2., & Sir name, names ‘abbreviations (abbreviation)3.(year).Title of research. Journal name (Italic), Vol(no),page.doi
Bass, M. M., Duchowny, C. A., & Llabre, M. M. (2009). The effect of therapeutic horseback riding on social functioning in children with autism. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 39(9), 1261–1267. doi:10.1007/s10803-009-0734-3
Bass, Duchowny, & Llabre (2009)
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