The manuscript submitted to Jurnal Psikologi Jambi should be previously unpublished and have not been submitted to other journals.


The title is in 13pt Times New Roman, bold, bold, and justified. The author's full name (without a degree) is positioned under the title. The order of authors is based on the writing contribution. The affiliation of authors (s), such as the institution and complete address along with the first author's email, is included in the author's name for correspondence matters.  


The abstract is the summary of the entire study, encompassing background, purpose, method, result, discussion, and conclusion, written concisely and clearly. The abstract is written in English and Indonesian. The abstract contains a maximum of 200 words.  


The introduction contains why the study is conducted, the analysis, and the background. In addition, it depicts research problems, the gap between the issues and ideal concepts and topics, and empirical facts to support the importance of the study. Ideally, the introduction does not exceed 10-15% of the writing.  


The research method is written systematically by incorporating research design, population and sample collection technique, research variables, data sources, data collecting instruments, and data analysis procedures.


Study results must express details of data and information found or collected, accompanied by analyses and syntheses, and explanations associated with research purposes along with the ideas developed in the study and arranged article.  


The discussion explains precisely and argumentatively the comparison between research results and previous relevant theories and findings.


The conclusion is the answer to the proposed hypotheses or is based on the results of the conducted study with various research methods that must refer to facts. Suggestions refer to purposes and conclusions, which are narrative, logical, and accurate in presentation.


References, writings, and bibliography are written in APA (American Psychological Association) rules; Mendeley or Zotero is recommended.

Writing Format

  1. The manuscript is written in Indonesia and accordance with the applicable Indonesian grammar.
  2. The manuscript is written in Times New Roman on A4 size paper (210 mm x 297 mm).
  3. The upper margin is 4 cm, while the bottom, left, and right margins are 3 cm each.
  4. The manuscript is written in two columns with a space of 1 cm.
  5. The manuscript's length must be within 8-20 pages written in a single space.
  6. The examples shown below provide the information to write references, which consist of individual journals, group journals, magazine articles, newspaper articles, individually-written books, books written by a group of authors or an organization, book chapters, and diaries from the internet, websites, government-issued, and non-governmental-issued.
  • Bawden, D. (2001). Information and digital literacies: a review of concepts. Journal of documentation, 57(2), 218-259.
  • Keller, T. E., Cusick, G. R., & Courtney, M. E. (2007). Approaching the transition to adulthood: Distinctive profiles of adolescents aging out of the child welfare system. Social Services Review, 81, 453-484.
  • Mathews, J., Berrett, D., & Brillman, D. (2005, May 16). Other winning equations. Newsweek, 145(20), 58- 59.
  • Generic Prozac debuts. (2001, August 3). The Washington Post, pp. E1, E4.
  • Alexie, S. (1992). The business of fancydancing: Stories and poems. Brooklyn, NY: Hang Loose Press
  • American Psychiatric Association. (1994). Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders (4th ed.). Washington, DC: Author.
  • Booth-LaForce, C., & Kerns, K. A. (2009). Child-parent attachment relationships, peer relationships, and peer-group functioning. In K. H. Rubin, W. M. Bukowski, & B. Laursen (Eds.), Handbook of peer interactions, relationships, and groups (pp. 490-507). New York, NY: Guilford Press.
  • Senior, B., & Swailes, S. (2007). Inside management teams: Developing a teamwork survey instrument. British Journal of Management, 18, 138153. doi:10.1111/j.1467-8551.2006.00507.
  • Lodewijkx, H. F. M. (2001, May 23). Individual- group continuity in cooperation and competition under varying communication conditions. Current Issues in Social Psychology, 6(12), 166-182. Retrieved from:
  • Kidpsych is an excellent website for young children (http://
  • Indonesia, Badan Pusat Statistik. Statistik penduduk lanjut usia. Jakarta: Badan Pusat Statistik, 2007.
  • Kenney, G. M., Cook, A., & Pelletier, J. (2009). Prospects for reducing uninsured rates among children: How much can premium assistance programs help? Retrieved from Urban Institute website: http://