Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

Psikoislamika: Jurnal Psikologi dan Psikologi Islam publishes peer-reviewed articles which provides detailed assistance for Authors to reach publication. It publishes research reports and scientific papers in psychology, Islamic psychology, and/or related sciences which aims to advance science, knowledge, and theory of psychology. Psikoislamika: Jurnal Psikologi dan Psikologi Islam accepts manuscripts of both academic and professional applied research (theoretical and/or empirical) that emphasize the novelty and originality of studies.

Subjects and Topics

Psikoislamika: Jurnal Psikologi dan Psikologi Islam focuses on General Psychology and Islamic Psychology, which include:

1. Islamic Psychology

Topics: Religious development, Religious experience, Religion and attitude, Religion and mental health, and other relevant topics from an Islamic point of view.

2. Clinical Psychology

Topics: Mental health, Psychopathology, Neuropsychology, Psychotherapy, Psychological interventions and treatment, and other relevant topics.

3. Educational Psychology

Topics: Self-regulation, Motivation and Determination, Learning, Careers planning, and other relevant topics

4. Industrial and Organizational Psychology

Topics: Attitude and behavior related performance, Leadership, Entrepreneurship, Organizational change and development, and other relevant topics

5. Developmental Psychology

Topics: Early childhood, Child and Adolescent, Aging, Parenting and Attachment, Family strengthening and resilience, and other relevant topics.

6. Social Psychology

Topics: Attitudes, Social influence, Group processes, Aggression, Prosocial behavior, and other relevant topics.

7. Psychometrics

Topics: Rasch model, Item Response Theory, Factor Analysis, Scale Development, Validity, Reliability, and other relevant topics.


Section Policies


Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Peer Review Process

The review process focuses on the contribution, novelty, originality, relevance, and presentation of the article. In the initial step, the submitted manuscript is reviewed by the Editor. Only manuscripts that are in line with methodology as well as focus and scope of Psikoislamika will be further checked for plagiarism by using ithentic or turnitin.

The manuscript will be sent to at least two anonymous reviewers (Double Blind Review). Reviewers' comments are then sent to the corresponding author for necessary actions and responses.

The suggested decision will be evaluated in an editorial board meeting. Afterward, the Editor will send the final decision to the corresponding author. The review process will take approximately 4 to 12 weeks.

Review Outcomes

Utilizing feedback from the peer review process, the Editor will make a final publication decision. Decisions categories include:

  • Reject - Rejected manuscripts will not be published and authors will not have the opportunity to resubmit a revised version of the manuscript to Psikoislamika: Jurnal Psikologi dan Psikologi Islam.
  • Resubmit for Review– The submission needs to be re-worked, but with significant changes, it may be accepted. However, it will require a second round of review.
  • Accept with Revisions - Manuscripts receiving an accept-pending-revisions decision will be published in Psikoislamika: Jurnal Psikologi dan Psikologi Islam under the condition that minor/major modifications are made. Revisions will be reviewed by an editor to ensure necessary updates are made before publication.
  • Accept - Accepted manuscripts will be published in the current form with no further modifications required.

Becoming a Reviewer

If you are not currently a reviewer for Psikoislamika: Jurnal Psikologi dan Psikologi Islam but would like to be added to the list of reviewers, please contact us. The benefits of reviewing for JOSI include the opportunity to see and evaluate the latest work in related research area at an early stage, and to be acknowledged in our list of reviewers. You may also be able to cite your work for Psikoislamika as part of your professional development requirements. Psikoislamika reviewers are volunteers who contribute their expertise to the science, thus no financial payments are made.




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.



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