Requirements for manuscript submission
Manuscripts are accepted for consideration on the understanding that the content has neither been published previously nor is under consideration for publication elsewhere and that its publication is approved by all coauthors. With delivery of the manuscript for publication and the subsequent acceptance by the editor, the author transfers all copyrights for publication to the publisher.
Requirements for manuscript preparation
When completing the manuscript you should indicate:
- author(s) information:
- full name(s),
- academic rank,
- contact details (address, telephone number),
- link to the scientific profile (if available).
- the title of the article in Ukrainian, Russian and English,
- abstract in Ukrainian, Russian and English (it must not exceed 250 words, should not contain references or abbreviations and should be formatted according to: the aim, materials and methods, results, conclusions),
- keywords (5–6 words) in Ukrainian, Russian and English.
The language of the main text of the manuscript is Ukrainian or English. Articles in English take precedence.
Manuscript should be submitted in «Word».
Abbreviations should be defined at first mention and used consistently thereafter.
Physical quantities and units should be given according to CI, terms — according to the anatomical and histological nomenclature, names of diseases — according to the current International Classification of Diseases, drugs — according to the international nonproprietary names.
Pictures should be sent by separate files in tiff or jpeg format (250–300 pixels/inch), graphics — in «Excel». Authors wishing to include pictures that have already been published elsewhere are required to obtain permission from the copyright owner(s).
Tables should be given in the text in sequential order with indicating the name of the table and link to the source (if necessary).
Original research should be clearly structured:
- the aim;
- materials and methods;
The following information should be indicated:
– information about prospects for further research,
– financial support,
– conflict of interest (authors must indicate whether or not there is a financial relationship between them and the organization that sponsored the research; if no conflict exists, authors should state: «The authors declare that there is no conflict of interest»),
– author’s personal contribution (all authors should make a significant contribution to the research).
Indication of literary references in the text
Literary references in the text should be indicated in parentheses (the names and the initials of the author and the year of publication), for example: «(Ivanov I.I., 2019)», «(Ivanov I.I. et al., 2019)».
Or such an option: «According to I.I. Ivanov (2019)…», «According to I.I. Ivanov et al. (2019)…».
If two or more works of the same author(-s) with the same year of publication are given, the letters a, b etc. should be used after the year of publication, for example: «(Ivanov I.I., 2019a; b)».
References to several sources in the text should be given in chronological order.
References list indication
All references cited in the article should be presented in alphabetical order at the end of the text in the list of references.
Journal names should be abbreviated in accordance with Index Medicus standards; at the end of each link should indicate DOI, for example:
- Maher C., Underwood M., Buchbinder R. (2017) Non-specific low back pain. Lancet, 389(10070): 736–747. DOI: 10.1016/S0140-6736(16)30970-9.
- Chung K.F. (2017) Clinical management of severe therapy-resistant asthma. Expert Rev. Respir. Med., 11(5): 395–402. DOI: 10.1080/17476348.2017.1317597.
- Bures J., Buresova O., Huston J.P. (1983) Techniques and basic experiments for the study of brain and behavior. 2nd ed., Elsevier, Amsterdam, 326 p.
- Davidson R.J., Hugdahl E. (Eds.) (1995) Brain asymmetry. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 275 p.
Multi-volume editions, book series:
- Bujis R.M., Pevet P., Swabb D.F. (Eds.) (1982) Chemical and transmission in the brain. The role of amines, amino acid and peptides. Progress in brain research, Vol. 55, Elsevier, Amsterdam, 231 p.
Collections of scientific papers and conference materials:
- Effects of ionizing radiation on the nervous system (1962) Proc. Inter. Symp., IAEA, Vienna, 509 p.
Components of the monograph (book):
- Swabb D.F. (1982) Neuropeptides. Their distribution and function in the brain. In: R.M. Bujis, P. Pevet, D.F. Swabb (Eds.) Chemical and transmission in the brain. The role of amines, amino acid and peptides. Progress in brain research, Vol. 55, Elsevier, Amsterdam, pp. 97–122.
- Loganovsky K., Loganovskaya T. (1997) Brain laterality and psychopathology in the remote period of acute radiation sickness. In: Abstracts of the 4th Laterality and Psychopathology Conf., June 19–21, 1997, London, p. 34.
The electronic and printed version. Citation
The electronic version of the article becomes available online within 1 business day after approval by the author and the paper can be cited by Journal issue with indicating the link and DOI. After release of the printed version, the paper can also be cited by page numbers.
Obtaining the author’s copies
Each author receives 1 free copy of the Journal in which his article is printed.
Send the manuscript to the editor
You can send the manuscript and get answers to all questions related to the publication of the manuscript (the possibility of publication, deadlines, peer-review results etc.) by contacting:
Khomoretskaya Iveta Borisovna (Executive Editor)