Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

Jurnal Ilmiah Psikologi Candrajiwa (J.I.P. Candrajiwa) is one of the open access scientific journals published by the Psychology Study Program, Faculty of Psychology, Sebelas Maret University.  J.I.P. Candrajiwa accepts scientific manuscripts and empirical research covered in the field of psychology and using various psychological methods and in accordance with publication standards. Among them are :   

  1. Psychopathology

  2. Mental Health

  3. Health Psychology 

  4. Child Development Psychology

  5. Psychology of Adolescent Development

  6. Adult Development Psychology

  7. School Psychology

  8. Psychology of Early Childhood Education

  9. Psychology of Education for Children with Special Needs

  10. Social Psychology

  11. Industrial and Organizational Psychology


Section Policies


Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Peer Review Process

Each article addressed to J.I.P. Candrajiwa will be selected through an initial review process by the editorial board. Then the article is sent to the Bestari Partner / Peer Reviewer and will go to the next selection. After that, the article will be returned to the author for revision if necessary. This process takes a maximum of one month.

All manuscripts received by J.I.P. Candrajiwa will be evaluated by the editorial board. Manuscripts that do not fit the established focus and scope and writing guidelines will be rejected immediately without external review, while manuscripts that are potentially of interest to readers and fit the established focus and scope will be sent to peer reviewers. 

J.I.P. Candrajiwa implements a blind peer review process, i.e. articles submitted to J.I.P. Candrajiwa will be reviewed anonymously by peer reviewers. Articles will be reviewed by one to two peer reviewers. Feedback from the peer reviewers will be used as a basis for the editorial board to determine whether an article is accepted, accepted with major/minor revisions, or rejected.

The editorial board has the right to decide which articles should be published. In summary, the peer review process consists of : 

  1. Author submits manuscript

  2. Editorial board evaluation (some manuscripts are rejected or returned before the review process)

  3. Blind peer review process

  4. Editorial board decision

  5. Confirmation to the author


Publication Frequency

J.I.P. Candrajiwa is a journal published by the Psychology Study Program, Faculty of Psychology, Sebelas Maret University Surakarta. This journal is published twice a year, namely in June and December.


Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.



Authors are advised to use the plagiarism screening application (turnitin) and the limit accepted by the Candrajiwa JIP journal is a maximum of 20-25% and needs to be displayed on the sidebar page on the journal website.