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JABT will publish the journal called “Japanese Journal of Behavior Therapy” three times a year and will be distributed to all JABT members.

The List of Article Titles in Japanese Journal of Behavior Therapy

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Editing Rules for Japanese Journal of Behavior Therapy
(Revised on April, 24th, 2011)

  1. “Japanese Journal of Behavior Therapy” is a journal published by JABT issued one volume annually. The one volume of the journal will be split into three parts and will be issued separately within a year.
  2. “Japanese Journal of Behavior Therapy” is aimed at presenting the JABT members’ unpublished articles concerning the behavior therapy.
  3. The authors including the second joint authors shall be limited to JABT members; provided, however, that this shall not apply when the submission of an article is required by the Editorial Committee.
  4. “Japanese Journal of Behavior Therapy” shall be distributed to JABT members at no charge.
  5. Prepublication articles shall belong to any of the following categories: original article, brief note, review, practical research, and letters to Editorial Committee.
  6. “Japanese Journal of Behavior Therapy” shall contain the report on the official work of JABT.
  7. Original articles including those that contain one or more cases shall be original, empirical, and/or theoretical.
  8. Brief notes shall contain reports on additional test-based studies of domestic and foreign research, database buildup, and valuable studies as references to system development, new behavior therapy trials or proposed analysis methods.
  9. Reviews shall contain a general overview based on comprehensive considerations of domestic and foreign research concerning important challenges from the contributor’s own viewpoint.
  10. Practical researches shall be based on practices in medical care, education, public welfare, etc., in an attempt to investigate and solve practical problems. It matters little whether they are original or theoretical.
  11. Letter to Editorial Committee shall be comments about the content of “Japanese Journal of Behavior Therapy” by JABT members.
  12. The Editorial Committee may request the members for writing the Reviews.
  13. No articles or expressions shall be allowed which may threaten to infringe human rights.
  14. The author shall submit the copy of documentation (e-mails are also acceptable) that give proof of permission from the copy right holder, if the articles contain the citation or the translation of literary work or the part of its work (e.g., rating scales).
  15. For the submission of articles, the letter of acceptance in the proper form shall be attached to manuscripts.
  16. “Japanese Journal of Behavior Therapy” shall be edited as to the responsibilities of the Editing Committee. The Editing Committee shall be administered in compliance with JABT bylaws.
  17. Each prepublication article shall be reviewed by the Editing Committee for its publication.
  18. Only prepublication articles that are compliant with the editing instructions shall be allowed.
  19. Expenses required for printing articles shall be paid by JABT. If there is any specially required expenses, JABT may ask the relevant authors for its payment.
  20. Each author shall receive 30 copies of a journal that contains his/her article at no chanrge. Costs for additional copies of a particular journal shall be paid by the author.
  21. The copy right for the articles shall belong to JABT. Reproductions and reprints without JABT approval of such articles shall be prohibited.
  22. Each correspondence concerning the edition of “Japanese Journal of Behavior Therapy” shall be addressed to the following: Editorial Department for “Japanese Journal of Behavior Therapy”, International Academic Printing Co., Ltd., 4-4-19, Takadanobaba, Shinjuku, Tokyo, 169-0075 (Tel: 03(5389)6492,FAX 03(3364)0041,e-mail: jjbt-edit@bunken.co.jp).

Writing instructions for “Japanese Journal of Behavior Therapy”
( Revised on April, 24th, 2011)

  1. Each article contained in the journals shall be written by JABT members and shall be unpublished articles concerning behavior therapy.
  2. Each prepublication article shall be reviewed by the Editing Committee for its publication.
  3. Prepublication articles shall belong to any of the following categories:  original article, brief note, review, practical research, and Letter to Editorial Committee.
  4. Original articles including those that contain one or more cases shall be original, empirical, and/or theoretical.
  5. Brief notes shall contain reports on additional test-based studies of domestic and foreign research, database buildup, and valuable studies as references to system development, new behavior therapy trials or proposed analysis methods.
  6. Reviews shall contain a general overview based on comprehensive considerations of domestic and foreign research concerning important challenges from the contributor’s own viewpoint.
  7. Practical researches shall be based on practices in medical care, education, public welfare, etc., in an attempt to investigate and solve practical problems. It matters little whether they are original or theoretical.
  8. Letter to Editorial Committee shall be comments about the content of “Japanese Journal of Behavior Therapy”. In principle, when submitting the comments about the article, the articles shall be the research paper published within the last one year. The Editorial Committee may request the authors to submit their replies to posted comments.
  9. No articles or expressions shall be allowed which may threaten to infringe human rights.
  10. The author shall submit the copy of documentation (e-mails are also acceptable) that give proof of permission from the copy right holder, if the articles contain the citation or the translation of literary work or the part of its work (e.g., rating scales).
  11. Each prepublication article, irrespective of which category the article belongs to, shall consist of 20 or less sheets of 800-character manuscript paper (including abstract, English abstract, tables, figures, references, footnotes, etc.). The articles exceeding the limited pages shall not be reviewed by editorial committee.
  12. The submission of articles shall be made by online. The online service is available from following URL: https://www.wdc-jp.biz/jabt_journal/journal/applicant/login_1.html
  13. The prepublication articles may be written in English. The manuscript shall be 20 or less sheet, double-spaced in A4 sized papers (including abstract, Japanese abstract, tables, figures, references, footnotes, etc.).
  14. When submitting the articles, all authors shall agree to that they all assume the responsibility for submitted manuscripts and signed letter of acceptance shall be attached to the submitted papers.
  15. An article title, the author’s name, his/her organization, and their English language counterparts shall be contained in a separate manuscript paper as a cover sheet.
  16. The author shall contain a category designation of his/her article on the cover sheet of his/her prepublication article.
  17. The author shall attach the abstract of 400 characters or less and keywords in 5 words in Japanese; provided, however, that this shall not apply to letters to Editorial Committee.
  18. The author shall attach the English abstract in 200 words or less and keywords in 5 words; provided, however, that this shall not apply to letters to Editorial Committee. Note that each English abstract will be registered in domestic and foreign databases. It is therefore they shall be subjected to proofreading by professionals.
  19. A header in 25 characters or less that will act as a brief summary of the prepublication article shall be specified on its cover, to whichever category it may belong; provided, however, that this shall not apply to letters to Editorial Committee.
    (Example)
    相川・土屋・原田他:緑内障患者の心身医学的特徴
    松岡・野呂・小林:自閉症における道具に対する要求言語行動の形成
  20. Tables and Figures shall be in English unless they are recognized the appropriateness of being written in Japanese.
    (1)
    Tables and Figures shall be drawn up by reference to writing instructions provided by the Japanese Psychological Association: http://www.psych.or.jp/publication/inst.html
  21. As few references as possible shall be cited. Any reference shall be cited as follows:
    (1)
    If any reference is cited in the text, the last name of the author(s) of the relevant reference(s) and the year(s) of publication shall be given. Where two or more same last names prove misleading, the first names of such authors shall be given in the Japanese and the initial shall be given in the English.
    (2)
    Where there are two such authors for one reference, each of their last names shall be given for each citation. Where there are three or more such authors for one reference, the first author’s last name shall be given. The names of the other authors shall be replaced by “ら” in Japanese or “et al.” in the English. Where the reference that the same first author published in the same year is omitted, the last names of the second and other authors shall be given until they are distinguishable.
    (3)
    In the Japanese, the mark “・” shall be used between one last name of the author and another.
  22. A list of references cited shall be prepared as follows:
    (1)
    The “reference” shall be listed following the body of articles. For each reference, the text shall be followed by the first authors’ last name in alphabetical order. First names shall be arranged in alphabetical order if there are two or more authors with the same last name.
    (2)
    Where two or more articles written by the same author are cited, references by one author shall be arranged first and then references by two or more authors with the second and other authors’ last names in alphabetical order.
    (3)
    References by the same author or those by two or more authors shall be arranged in chronological order.
    (4)
    References shall be described in formats shown below. Note that each author shall be given by full name and so shall each journal. For publications issued in Europe and the United States, the place of publication shall be given.
    i.
    For journal articles, the author’s name, dominical year of publication, title of article, name of journal, the volume number (issue number if necessary), and the first page-last page shall be shown.
    (Ex) Beck, J. G., Stanley, M. A., Averill, P. M., & Baldwin, L. E. 1992 Attention and memory for threat in panic disorder. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 30, 619-629.
    免田 賢・伊藤啓介・大隈紘子・中野俊明・陣内咲子・温泉美雪・福田恭介・山上敏子 1995 精神遅滞児の親訓練プログラムの開発とその効果に関する研究 行動療法研究,21,25-38.
    ii.
    For publications, the author’s name, dominical year of publication, name of the publication (place of publication for publications issued in Europe and the United States), and the publishing company’s name shall be shown.
    (Ex) Schoroeder, S. R. (Ed.) 1990 Ecobehavioral analysis and developmental Disabilities: The twenty first century. NewYork: Springer-Verlag.
    内山喜久雄 1988 講座サイコセラピー第2巻 行動療法 日本文化科学社
    iii.
    For a specific chapter of a publication, the author’s name, dominical year of publication, name of the article, names of the compiler, name of the publication (place of publication for publications issued in Europe and the United States), the publishing company’s name, pp. first page-last page shall be shown.
    (Ex)上里一郎・根建金男 1983 わが国における行動療法研究 上里一郎(編著)行動療法-現状と課題- 福村出版 Pp.175-200.
    Kanfer, F. H. & Saslow, G. 1969 Behavioral diagnosis. In C. M. Franks (Ed.)
    Behavior therapy: Appraisal and status. New York: McGraw-Hill. Pp. 417-444.
    iv.
    For translated publications, name of the author, the translator’s name, dominical year of publication of the translated publication, name of the publication, name of the publishing company of the translated publication (information regarding the original publication shall be given in parentheses according to the original description).
    (Ex)バウアー,G.R.& ヒルガード,E.R. 梅本堯夫(監訳) 1988 学習の理論第5版(上) 培風館 (Bower, G. H. &Hilgard, E. R. 1981 The ories of learning. 5th ed. Englewood Cliffs, N. J. : Prentice-Hall)
    v.
    For a specific chapter of a translated publication, the author’s name, the translator’s name, dominical year of publication of the translated publication, name of article, names of the compiler, name of the translation supervisor, name of the publication, name of the publishing company, Pp. the first page-last page (information regarding the original publication shall be given in parentheses according to the original description).
    (Ex)シュライブマン,R.,ケーゲル,R.L.,ミルズ,D.L.,& パーク,J.C. 中村忠雄(訳) 1987 親-子関係の調整 ショプラー,E.& メジポフ,G.B.(編著) 田川元康(監訳) 自閉症児と家族 黎明書房 Pp. 235-254(In E. Schopler & G. B. Mesibov (Eds.) 1984 The effects of autism on the family. New York: Plenum Press)
  23. As few footnotes as possible shall be used. When footnotes are required, a superscript “Note 1),” for example, shall be given on the right-top of the relevant column in the text. Footnotes themselves shall be described on a separate sheet. Note that the sheet containing footnotes shall be counted as one page of the manuscript.
  24. Only generally accepted abbreviations shall be used as a rule. If specific abbreviations need to be used in the article, full spelling and abbreviation of the term shall be shown where the term appears first in the article.
  25. Tables and Figures shall be inserted in the designated right-hand space column of the text.
  26. For proofreading the first proof shall be made by the author, and subsequent proofs by the Editorial Committee.
  27. No articles contained in the journals will be returned.