Submitted manuscripts should include on the title page the author’s full name, affiliation, address,telephone number, facsimile number, and email address, as well as a 200-word abstract of the paper.
PREPARATION OF MANUSCRIPTS
All manuscripts submitted to Neuropsychoanalysis should conform to the style of the journal as outlined here. Manuscripts must be typewritten and double-spaced, including text, footnotes, extracts, and references, using 8.5 x 11 or A4-size paper with at least 1.5-inch (4-cm margins all around. An electronic version of the manuscript in WORD must be supplied.
The title of the paper , which should be as concise as possible, and the author(s) name(s) should appear on the title page.
Author(s) affiliation(s) should be given in an unnumbered footnote on the first page of the paper, together with the corresponding author’s full postal address and email address.
An abstract of no more than 200 words summarizing the essential contributions must be included.
Keywords. 6 keywords must be provided, in alphabetical order and separated by semicolons. No acronyms or abbreviations should be used
Text headings. There should be three text headings at most, typed as follows: A (centered); B (underlined flush left); C (underlined and run into paragraph).
Language. Spelling and punctuation should conform to American English standards.
Quotation marks, which must be double rather than single, should appear outside low punctuation (e.g., “No,” said the doctor). Single quotation marks are reserved for quotations within quotations.
Quotations. Whenever material from another work is quoted directly, the quotation must be exact and must be followed by the source and the page number in parentheses. Quotations of six or more lines should be set off from the text as a block quote, with the date and page number in brackets at the end: [Freud, 1900, p. 593]
Footnotes should be used only if absolutely essential. They should be numbered consecutively and should appear at the bottom of the page on which the reference is made.
Artwork — Figures, charts, drawings, photographs, etc., must be supplied as individual black-and-white high-resolution digital image files, separate from the text file, and named by first author and figure number (e.g., Brown1.tif). PowerPoint files cannot be accepted. Line art should be professionally drawn (freehand lettering is not acceptable). Any cost for preparation or alteration of artwork will be borne by the author(s). Figure captions should be set within the text, on a separate line after the appropriate paragraph. Tables should be double-spaced, with rules top and bottom and under the column heads; there should be no other rules, either horizontal or vertical. The table title goes above the top table rule.
Permissions. It is the responsibility of the author(s) to obtain permissions, where necessary, for material quoted or reproduced from other works. See Chicago Manual of Style for guidelines
Citations and References
When using the author's name in a sentence, citations in the text should provide the author’s name and, in parentheses, the year of publication of the original paper or book.
Example: According to Freud (1900, 1915), . . .
If the author’s name does not naturally appear in the sentence, the parentheses contain the author’s name, followed by a comma, and the year of original publication.
If citations to more than one author are given, they should be separated by semicolons and listed in alphabetical order. Citations to works with up to five authors should use all names on first occurrence, then first author et al. thereafter. Citations to works with six or more authors should use only first author plus et al. in the text; in the references, list the first six authors then use et al. for other authors.
Example: It has been suggested (e.g., Bowlby, 1960a, 1960b; Freud, 1926; Kaufman & Rosenblum, 1967; Maquet et al., 1997) that . .
The reference section should include only works cited in the text. References must be listed alphabetically by authors. They should not be numbered. The author’s name is followed by the year of original publication of the article or book.
Journal articles: give title of the article, full unabbreviated title of the journal (in italics), volume/issue number, and inclusive page numbers.
Example: Kandel, E. R. (1999). Biology and the future of psychoanalysis: a new intellectual framework for psychiatry revisited. The American Journal of Psychiatry, 156(4): 505–524.
Books: give title (in italics), place of publication, name of publisher, and, if the year of original publication does not coincide with the edition cited, the date of the edition referred to.
Example: Panksepp, J., 1998. Affective Neuroscience: The Foundations of Human and Animal Emotions. New York: Oxford University Press.
Chapters from edited books: give chapter title, title of the book (in italics), name(s) of the editor(s), place of publication, publisher, and inclusive page numbers of the chapter.
Example: Fotopoulou, A. (2012). The history and progress of neuropsychoanalysis. In: From the Couch to the Lab: Trends in Psychodynamic Neuroscience, eds.Fotopoulou, A., Conway, M., and Pfaff, D. New York: Oxford University Press, 12-24.
When referencing several works by one author, place them in chronological sequence. When an author has published more than one work in the same year, list them alphabetically by title, with the date followed by a, b, c, etc. Single-authored works precede multiple-authored works with the same first author, regardless of date.
If an English version of a work is available or the work was originally published in English, then this version must be used.
(Note: all quotations from Freud’s works that are in The Standard Edition of the Complete Psychological Works of Sigmund Freud, published by Hogarth Press, London, must be cited from there.)
Brown, J. (1997). Title of paper. Full Journal Title, 00 (0): 000–000.
Brown, J. (1998). Title of Book. Place: Publisher.
Brown, J. (1999). Title of chapter. In: Title of Book, ed. J. Smith & M. Smith. Place: Publisher, pp. 000–000.
Freud, S. (1900). The Interpretation of Dreams. Standard Edition, 4/5.
Freud, S. (1928). A religious experience. Standard Edition, 21: 167–172.
Author’s alterations are charged to the author.