About the Journal
Focus and Scope
RBP focuses on the specialties: Social dynamics, Sociometry and Sociatry, the latter being composed of the subspecialties: Group Psychotherapy, Sociodrama and Psychodrama. It also publishes articles on related sciences of interest for the psychodramatic community.
RBP editorial policy is guided by double-blind peer review, ensuring the anonymity of authors and reviewers during the evaluation process. It follows the guidelines of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) regarding the ethical aspects and cases of misconduct and plagiarism in academic publications. Since RBP is committed to the open science initiatives and will progressively offer to the reviewers and correspondence author the opening of their identities according to the use of the Open Science Compliance Form that must be submitted as a supplementary file to the manuscript
RBP provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.
The journal’s editorial committee is composed of researchers from several educational and research institutions. Currently, 11 % are from international institutions and, among the Brazilians, about 31 % are affiliated to institutions in the state of São Paulo and the other members are from other states.
To maximize the dissemination and use of the published material, the RBP adopts the Creative Commons Attribution CC BY 4.0 license. Thus, the copyrights will belong to the authors, allowed to distribute, remix, adapt and create from their work, even for commercial purposes, if they attributed the due credit.
RBP provides immediate open and free access to its content with no embargo, on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.
The RBP does not charge fees for submission or processing of articles.
RBP is a signatory of the San Francisco Declaration on Research Assessment (DORA), not charging fees for submission or processing of articles.
RBP uses the PKP PN system to create a distributed file between participating libraries and allows them to create permanent journal files for preservation and restoration.
The classification of RBP in QUALIS/CAPES system is A4.
Editorial policies about storage and access to articles of RBP in institutional repositories are deposited in Diadorim (Directory of Editorial Policies of Brazilian Scientific Journals).
The classification of RBP in the QUALIS/CAPES system is A4.