The policies of the journal are based on the guidelines set forth by the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors . The journal follows the code on good publication practice, “Core Practice,” set forth by the Committee on Publication Ethics (http://publicationethics.org/).
Dermatology Practical & Conceptual is published by Mattioli1885. Mattioli 1885 grants editorial freedom to the Editor of the journal.
Open Access Policy
All research articles published in Dermatology Practical & Conceptual are freely and permanently accessible online. Dermatology Practical & Conceptual applies a Creative Commons Attribution License BY-NC 4.0 to all works we publish. The authors retain the copyright for their published work.
Author Self-Archiving Policy
This journal permits and encourages authors to post items submitted to the journal on personal websites or institutional repositories both prior to and after publication, while providing bibliographic details that credit its publication in this journal.
At this time, there are no submission or article publication fees or charges.
At this time, no advertising for the Journal is permitted.
Peer Review Process
The Journal follows a double-blind review process to ensure an independent and critical assessment of all published works.
The Journal has adopted a continuous publication model. The articles are published online on dpcj.org as the final and complete version. All articles will be assigned to one of 4 quarterly issues each year, with the exception of a Supplement at the Editor’s discretion.
Issue no. 1: January 31
Issue no. 2: April 30
Issue no. 3: July 31
Issue no. 4: October 30
Statements and opinions expressed in the articles published in Dermatology Practical & Conceptual are those of the author(s) and not necessarily those of the editorial board or the publisher. Although the editors and reviewers make every effort to ensure the validity of published manuscripts, the final responsibility rests with the authors, not with the Journal, its editors, or the publisher.