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Author Guidelines


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Name of Student 1 , Name of Lecturer Without Degree 2 (12 pt)


1,2 Faculty of Psychology, Diponegoro University (10pt)

Jl. Prof. Soedarto SH Tembalang Semarang 50275


Email: (email address of author 1)


Abstract (12pt)

Times New Roman (10pt). Written in Bahasa Indonesia. The maximum number of words in abstract is 200 words. Abstract should describe the purpose of research, research methodology, subject / research respondents, research measurement tools, research results and conclusions from the research conducted. Abstract should be written in 1 paragraph.

Keywords: Times New Roman (11pt), hardiness, optimism, family support, work stress


Abstract (12pt)

Times New Roman (10pt). Written in English. Maximum words in the abstract is 200 words. The abstract describe the objectives of the research, research methodology, subject / respondent research, research measurement tools, findings and conclusions. The abstract should be written in one paragraph.

Keywords : Times New Roman (11pt), hardiness, optimism, family support, work stress





Introduction should contain (in sequence) the background, problem formulation and objectives of the study as well as a favorable review of the state of the art . The purpose and formulation of the problem are not displayed in the form of points, but are expressed in narration using effective sentences. The literature review does not need to be written as a thesis script, but is manifested in the form of a previous literature review. The final part of the introduction is written hypotheses (for quantitative research) and / or research questions (for qualitative research) of the study.


Journal script can be written in Indonesian or English. The paper script is written on A4 paper (21 cm x 29.7 cm) with a maximum page length of 20 pages. When submitted to the journal editor, the manuscript does not need to be given page numbers, headers and footers. Scriptwriting using Times New Roman letters, measuring 12 pts. The manuscript was created using Microsoft Word .


Title, author's identity, abstracts and keywords are created in a one-column layout . The main body of the manuscript is presented in a two-column layout .


The manuscript is written in one space Add one space between each item, between the title and the author, between the author and the affiliate, between the affiliation and the correspondence email, between the email address and the abstract, between the abstract with the keyword, between the sub-headings with the contents, between tables with the contents, between Images with contents.

The letter at the beginning of the sentence is written in capital letters, for foreign terms italicized.




The research methodology contains an explanation of the type of research / research design. This section describes the number of subject and subject characteristics with demographic data.


In quantitative research, if research using a certain measuring instrument, need to be submitted the name of the measuring instrument, the number of aitem, reliability coefficient and data analysis methods used.


In qualitative research, the perspectives used up to the method of data collection and analysis.





This section contains the findings of research and discussion scientifically. Write down the scientific findings obtained with adequate data.


In this section explain what scientific findings are obtained? Why did it happen? All such questions should be explained scientifically to refer to relevant and not just descriptive sources. In addition it needs to explain the comparison with the results of research by other researchers whose topics are almost the same. The results of research and findings should be able to answer the hypothesis and / or research question in the introduction.


Here is presented how to display data in the form of tables or pictures.


Table 1.

Inter-variable Correlation

Aspects of Family Support

Working Stress



Emotional support



Award support



Advice support


............ ..

Concrete support

......... ..




Write the p value (not p <0.05 or p <0.001) unless the results of the analysis show p = 0,000 then it should be written p <0.001; Or if the result p = 1,000 then it should be written p> 0.99

To make it easier to recognize significance, we can add the ** sign for p values <0.001 and * for p <0.05



Figure 1.

Research procedure




This section contains about the conclusions of the research conducted and suggestions to further researchers. The conclusions illustrate the answer of the hypothesis and / or research objectives or scientific findings obtained. The conclusion does not contain a repetition of the discussion but rather the summary of the findings as expected in the research objectives. The written suggestion is more of an idea for further research.



This template was created to facilitate the process of publishing journals online. Cooperation and willingness of authors to follow the reference of the acquisition is expected.


All references listed in the bibliography should be referenced in the discussion's core article, so the bibliography contains only the literature referenced in the discussion.

The statements in the discussion that refer to the literature given referral information in accordance with the guidelines thesis refers to APA 6 thedition.



Aamodt, MG (2010). Industrial / Organizational psychology: An applied approach 6th edition. Belmont: Wadsworth.


Brody, JE (December 11 2007). Mental reserves keep brain agile. The New York Times . Retrieved from


Ariati, J. (2010). Subjective wellbeing (subjective wellbeing) and job satisfaction to lecturers within the Faculty of Psychology Diponegoro University. Journal of Psychology Undip , 8 (2), 117-123.


Beck, CAJ, & Sales, BD (2001). Family mediation: Facts, myths, and future prospects . Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.


Blaug, R., Kenyon, A., & Lekhi, R. (2007). Stress at work: A report prepared for the foundation's principal partners . London: The Work Foundation


Finney, C., Stergiopoulos, E., Hensel, J., Bonato, S., & Dewa, C., S. (2013). Organizational stressors associated with job stress and burnout in correctional officers: a systematic review. BMC Public Health 2013, 13:82 (downloaded via , on October 1, 2013)


Lambert, EG, Edwards, C., Camp, SD, & Saylor, WG (2005). Here today, gone tommorrow, back again the next day: antecedents of correctional officer absenteeism. Journal of Criminal Justice , 33 , 165-175.


Latipun. (2004). Experimental Psychology . UMM. Press: Malang.


Woolf, NJ, Young, SL, Fanselow, MS, & Butcher, LL (1991). MAP-2 expression in choliboceptive pyramidal cells of rodent cortex and hippocampus is alterded by Pavlovian conditioning [Abstract]. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts, 17 , 480.


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.

  1. The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  2. The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, RTF, or WordPerfect document file format.
  3. Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  4. The text is single-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
  5. The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.
  6. If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been followed.

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