Roles & Responsibilities

Reviewer and Editorial Board Responsibilities

 Mental Health Global Challenges Journal is following practicies of Council of Scientific Editors (CSE),

National Information Standards Organization (NISO), and International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE)

Editorial board responsibilities:

To be in communication with Editor-in-Chief to further develop the journal (style suggestions, authorship criteria etc.)
Providing guidelines to authors for preparing and submitting manuscripts
Treating all authors with fairness, courtesy, objectivity, honesty, and transparency
Protecting the confidentiality of every author’s work
Clearly communicating all other editorial policies and standards
Editors can act as  reviewers.

Reviewer responsibilities:

As a part of the MHGCJ team, you will be asked to:
Provide personal ORCHID ID and register with Publons

Review up to 3 papers during each year.
Treat all authors with fairness, courtesy, objectivity, honesty, and transparency
Protect the confidentiality of every author’s work
Be punctual in delivering the review up to the agreed date.
If you are unable to review within the pre-defined time scale, please communicate immediately with the editor.
If you are unable to review due to relevance of the content to your expertise, please communicate immediately with the editor.
If you are unable to review due to conflict of interest (full, partial, or potential) please communicate immediately with the editor.
Check the quality of the paper, relevance, and appropriateness for the journal.
Advise on structure and format and make sure authors follow the appropriate referencing style.

Editorial policy

Papers will be reviewed (blind peer-review) by two experts - reviewers (1-st stage - reviewer of Conference Academic Committee  selects best articles for publication in the Journal; 2-nd stage - reviewer of the Journal). The author/s and reviewers must have no conflicts of interest and will respect the confidentiality of the content of the paper and its data. The Editor-in-Chief's decision will be final.