Conflicts of interest

Conflicts of interest (dual obligations) occur when an author, a reviewer, or an editor has obligations that might influence his opinion. Potential conflicts can include any of following: 1) author’s personal commitment 2) funding 3) obligations (relationship) of editors, magazine staff or reviewers. While submitting the manuscript, authors are responsible for the disclosure of their financial and other conflicts of interest. The conflict of interest is reported in the manuscript on page that follows the title page.

The authors must sign a copy of the Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest form and submit it at the time of manuscript submission. Download the form