Guide for Authors


The Journal of Aging Psychology considers all articles providing they have not been published already, nor are they under consideration or accepted for publication elsewhere. Contributions to the Journal of Aging Psychology must report original research and will be subjected to peer review at the discretion of the Editors. If an article is not approved by the editorial team, it will be rejected in a maximum of 10 working days. If an article is approved by the editorial team, providing the writers to act swiftly in carrying out the modifications, the article will reach the acceptance stage in 6-month. Dear authors, Please invest your time studying the guidance form provided for authors before sending your articles to Aging Psychology Journal. It should be noted that in the content writing section of the articles and the reference style the APA scientific writing style is used and make sure to apply the given points in the form in your papers as the first stage. It should be noted that papers will not be reviewed unless all items in the authors' guide form are implemented. Second, authors are supposed to complete all the required parts on commitment - confirmation and conflict - interest forms and send them with their paper to the journal. For this purpose, the authors should print out the forms, fill in the required parts, and sign the forms; then, they should scan the pages and upload them in Pdf or jpg format.

Guidelines for preparing and submitting your manuscript to this journal are provided below.

 Author Guidelines

The Journal of Aging Psychology considers all articles providing they have not been published already, nor are they under consideration or accepted for publication elsewhere. Contributions to the Journal of Aging Psychology must report original research and will be subjected to double-blind peer review at the discretion of the Editors. If an article is not approved by the editorial team, it will be rejected in a maximum of five working days. If an article is approved by the editorial team, providing the writers to act swiftly in carrying out the modifications, the article will reach the acceptance stage in a moment-long process.

 Submission declaration and verification

Submission of an article implies that the work described has not been published previously (except in the form of an abstract or as part of a published lecture or academic thesis or as an electronic preprint, that it is not under consideration for publication elsewhere, that its publication is approved by all authors and tacitly or explicitly by the responsible authorities where the work was carried out, and that, if accepted, it will not be published elsewhere in the same form, in English or in any other language, including electronically without the written consent of the copyright holder

Changes to authorship

This policy concerns the addition, deletion, or rearrangement of author names in the authorship of accepted manuscripts:

 Before the accepted manuscript is published in an online issue: Requests to add or remove an author, or to rearrange the author names, must be sent to the Journal Manager from the corresponding author of the accepted manuscript and must include: (a) the reason the name should be added or removed, or the author names rearranged and (b) written confirmation (e-mail, fax, letter) from all authors that they agree with the addition, removal or rearrangement ( request form.pdf). In the case of addition or removal of authors, this includes confirmation from the author being added or removed. Requests that are not sent by the corresponding author will be forwarded by the Journal Manager to the corresponding author, who must follow the procedure as described above. Note that: (1) Journal Manager will inform the Journal Editor of any such requests and (2) publication of the accepted manuscript in an online issue is suspended until authorship has been agreed.

 After the accepted manuscript is published in an online issue: Any requests to add, delete, or rearrange author names in an article published in an online issue will follow the same policies as noted above and result in a corrigendum.


Upon acceptance of an article, authors will be asked to complete a 'Journal Publishing Agreement'. Acceptance of the agreement will ensure the widest possible dissemination of information. An e-mail will be sent to the corresponding author confirming receipt of the manuscript together with a 'Journal Publishing Agreement' form or a link to the online version of this agreement.

 Articles are freely available to both subscribers and the wider public with permitted reuse.

 Conflict of Interest

Authors have requested to evident whether impending conflicts do or do not exist. If an organization encompasses any financial interest in the outcome of the study, the authors are appealed to provide a declaration that has full access to all the data in the study and take complete responsibility for the integrity of the data and the accuracy of the data analysis. All studies (if necessary based on the type and subject), must be approved by the relevant Ethics Committee/ Institution review board of the respective institutions. Authors wishing to include figures, tables, or text passages that have already been published elsewhere are required to obtain permission from the copyright owner(s) for both the print and online format and to include evidence that such permission has been granted when submitting their papers. Any material received without such evidence will be assumed to be originated by the authors. A copyright transfer agreement is signed by the corresponding author, upon the acceptance of the manuscript, on behalf of all authors, for publication to be legally responsible towards the Journal ethics and privacy policy. The authors will be notified as soon as possible of decisions concerning the suitability of their manuscripts for publication in the journal. Once the article has been accepted for publication, it will be copy edited and typeset, after which the corresponding author will be sent information on accessing page proofs to correct. Other than the correction of typographical errors, alterations cannot be made at this stage. Please note that there are no page charges to publish in the Journal of Aging Psychology. The submitted materials may be considered for inclusion but cannot be returned and Editors of the Journal reserve the right to accept or reject any article in any stage, if necessary. Further information on the Conflict of Interest Disclosure form can be found at of interest.pdf

 Additional information

The authors are required to submit a cover letter with each new submission to the journal. This cover letter should acknowledge that the author has consulted the Guide for Authors in preparing his or her submitted manuscript. The author must also confirm that he or she has prepared the manuscript in compliance with the Ethics in Publication.

1. General Information

• The Journal of Aging Psychology publishes Regular descriptive, experimental Articles and Reviews. The articles must not exceed a maximum of 7000 words, 40 references, and a 250-word abstract. Word limits include the main text, references, tables, and figures, but no title page and abstract.
• Submitted papers are subject to a double-blind academic peer review process; neither authors nor reviewers are identified.

• The Editor retains the right to reject articles that do not meet established scientific or ethical standards.
2. Manuscript preparation

• Manuscripts must be in the Persian language And Persian and English in Abstract.

• All manuscripts submitted should adhere to the American Psychological Association (APA) format, following the latest edition of the Publication Manual of the APA (currently 6th edition).
• All parts of the manuscript should be single line spacing, with margins of one inch (2.54 cm)
on all sides and B Mitra; font-size: 13.

• Title Page: The title page should include the following in the order given:
(1) the title of the article, the name (s) and address(es) of all author(s), preceded by first names, but with no academic titles given;

(2) a short title not exceeding 50 letters and spaces, which will be used for page headings;
(3) the name and address of the author to whom correspondence and proofs should be sent;
• Manuscripts should be compiled in the following order: abstract; keywords; main text
(including introduction, method, results, and conclusion); acknowledgments; references;
appendices (as appropriate). Tables with captions and figures with captions should be placed in the appropriate place within the main text.

Abstract: Abstracts are required for all articles submitted. They are particularly important as a means of making your article more visible to anyone who might be looking for it.
Keywords: Articles should have 3-5 keywords. These will help to identify potential reviewers.

Main text: Some particular points to note are:

-Tables and figures should be as small as possible.

-In the initial version you are submitting, please report all of the tables and forms in question in the main body of the article, along with their titles.

Acknowledgments: This section, which comes after the main text of the article, contains short sentences. This section appreciates all sources of financial support, public and private. These resources include government grants, private sector credits, and more. The authors can also thank all the study participants in this section.

References: References should be written in the style of the American Psychological Association (APA) (currently 6th edition). The list of references should be in alphabetical order. Any sources that are in the resource list should also be listed in the text, and any sources that are in the text should be reported in the resource list as well.

 3. Submit an article

•   Researchers can submit their articles through the journal site ( Articles submitted to the Journal of Aging Psychology should be prepared in accordance with the above guidelines and in the structure stated on the next page. Otherwise it will not go through the arbitration process.


•  In accordance with the editorial board of the Journal of Aging Psychology, authors whose articles pass the process of review and gain full acceptance for publication in this journal are required to pay two million and five hundred thousand Rial as the costs of printing in this journal. The authors shall send the deposit receipt to the journal office.