STATEMENT OF PUBLICATION ETHICS (Adhering to COPE’s
Publishing ethics code of practice)
International Journal of Psychological and Behavioral Research (IJPBR) publication ethics are in accordance with the guidelines provided by Higher Education Commission (HEC) Pakistan and Committee on publication ethics (COPE). International Journal of Psychological and Behavioral Research (IJPBR) adhere to COPE's code of conduct and HEC best practices guidelines against use of any unethical means by editors, reviewers or authors.
If author/readers report or raise any ethical issue, the editorial board will scrutinize it under HEC and COPE guidelines. For disagreement about authorship, data possession or author misconduct, the case may be referred to university ethics committee if necessary. Authors will be given fair chance to respond to any allegations made against them.