Journal Policies

Copyright Policy

As per UHE JPS copyright policy, authors are required to transfer copyright to UHE JPS, while retaining rights for educational and non-commercial use.

Open Access Policy

  • UHE JPS is an open access Journal and all articles publishes by the journal are freely available for use on its website provided a correct citation to the original publication is ensured.
  • For research involving scales and instruments, obtaining permission from the original authors is crucial.

Authorship Criteria:

  • Authors should meet criteria for authorship as outlined by the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (7th edition).
  • All individuals who have made significant contributions to the research should be listed as authors, while those who have provided support but do not meet authorship criteria should be acknowledged.

Peer Review Policy:

  • All submitted manuscripts will undergo rigorous peer review by experts in the field.
  • Reviewers' identities will remain confidential, and feedback will be provided constructively and promptly to authors.

Diversity and Inclusivity:

The journal is committed to promoting diversity and inclusivity in both authorship and content, welcoming submissions from researchers of diverse backgrounds and perspectives.

Corrections and Retractions:

Corrections or retractions will be issued promptly in cases of errors, inaccuracies, or ethical concerns identified post-publication.

Review and Revision of Policies

These policies will be periodically reviewed and updated to align with evolving best practices and ethical standards in scholarly publishing. Feedback from stakeholders will be considered in policy revisions. These policies aim to uphold the highest standards of integrity, transparency, and quality in the publication process of the journal.