Your paper should be compiled in the following order: title page; abstract; keywords; main text introduction, materials and methods, results, discussion; Conclusions; acknowledgments; declaration of interest statement; references; appendices (as appropriate); table(s) with caption(s) (on individual pages); figures; figure captions (as a list).

Word Limits

Please include a word count for your paper.
A typical paper for this journal should be a minimum of 10 pages and no more than 25 pages.

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Use APA style 6th style references. For advice, please use reference manager application such as Mendeley, Zotero, Bibtex, etc.