Instructions drafting of manuscripts


The editors are happy to receive scripts for the magazine's upcoming issues.

The magazine is published with two issues a year, in May and November. The script that the author wishes to have published in a special theme number should be submitted to the editor at least four months before the publication date.

All submitted contributions are read and evaluated and sometimes people outside the editorial team are used to read anonymously for a so-called "peer-review".

The editors reserve the right to edit submitted material and assume no responsibility for submitted, non-ordered material.

The script is sent by e-mail to:

Manuscripts should be designed according to the following guidelines

The manuscript should be saved in digital format, eg .doc, .docx, .pdf, .odt, .rtf. Most common is Word format.

The manuscript should be no more than twelve pages long including the reference list, (approx. 8 000 words).

Use up to three text levels:

  • Main heading

  • Subhead

  • Body text

Use clear subdivision (empty row or indentation).

The manuscript should not be hyphenated.

Do not use page numbering or footers.

Notes are inserted last in the text, before the references.

Attached to each manuscript is a short preamble placed before the actual text. It may contain essential information about the content of the article and a brief presentation by the author (-s).

Each script should also contain Keywords in English as well as an Abstract.

Last, a short presentation of authors is included, including contact information (e-mail address)


When the manuscript is accepted, an original photo of the writer (-s) are also submitted in the high resolution.

Anyone who submits contributions to the magazine must take full responsibility for the material presented with regard to confidentiality. The wording of quotes must be checked. The author himself requests written permission for such material which may be copyright protected and is responsible for costs associated with borrowed material.


All clinical material published in Mellanrummet is fictitious or published with the consent of the patient / guardian. The principle of protecting patients' integrity is always the overriding interest in disseminating knowledge through examples from clinical practice.

Each writer is responsible for the content of their own text and for following the ethical principles of the psychotherapist profession in connection with publication.

The reference list

The reference listing is to be in accordance with the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association.



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ISSN 1404-5559 (tryck).
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