Bağımlılık Dergisi (Journal of Dependence) has adopted the development and distribution of information in a neutral and respected way. During the publication process, the journal expects authors, readers, researchers, publishers, referees and editors to abide by the ethical rules. These stakeholders are required to pay attention to the standard general and specific ethical rules and responsibilities shared below, according to open access guidelines published by the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE).

I. General actions against scientific research and publication ethics
a) Plagiarism: Presenting others' ideas, methods, data, applications, writings, shapes or works as if it were their own work without reference to scientific ethical rules,
b) Fraud: To produce data that is not based on research, to edit or change the submitted or published work based on unrealistic data, to report or publish them, to show an undone research as done,
c) Distortion: To falsify research records and obtained data, to show methods, devices and materials that are not used in the research as used, to evaluate data that do not comply with the research hypothesis, to play with data or results in line with the interests of individuals and organizations that are supported. Distorting or shaping research results
d) Repeated publication: To present more than one work containing the same results of a research as separate works in the professorship exam evaluations and academic promotions,
e) Slicing: To present the results of a research as separate works in certain exam evaluations and academic incentives and promotions, disrupting the integrity of the research, disassembling it inappropriately and making numerous publications without reference to each other,
f) Unfair authorship: Adding people who do not have an active contribution to article authors, not including people who have an active contribution among the authors, changing the author's order unjustly and inappropriately, removing the names of those who have an active contribution from the work during publication or in subsequent editions, using their influence even though they do not have an active contribution. to include the name among the authors,
g) Other types of ethical violations: It is tasked to not expressly state the contributions of individuals, institutions or organizations and their support in the research, and to respect the patient's rights in their publications, to review them as referees, To share the information in the work with others before publication, to use the resources, places, facilities and devices for scientific research other than the purpose, to blame an absolutely groundless, unwarranted and deliberate ethical violation (YÖK Scientific Research and Publication Ethics Directive, Article 8)

II. Responsibilities
1. Authors' Responsibilities
All the data in the article should be declared real and original.
• It is obligatory to make plagiarism, errors, suspicious situations and suggested corrections shown as a result of pre-evaluation or referee evaluation. If not, the reason should be reported consistently.
• The “Bibliography” of the article or research should be prepared in full and in accordance with the writing rules of our journal.
• Plagiarism and fake data should be avoided.
• The research should not be allowed to be published in more than one journal.
In studies requiring ethics committee permission, information about the permit (board name, date and number no) should be included in the method section and also on the first / last page of the article. Informed consent declaration should be included in the article.

2. Responsibilities of Referees
Our journal administration is committed to the successful execution and improvement of the arbitration process within the framework of ethical publishing rules. We welcome the stakeholders and readers of the research to report their plagiarism, repeated publications, inaccuracies, suspicious content or situations to the email address The data obtained on the subject informs the related parties and follows them. It is based on the referees' compliance with the following principles.
• Evaluations should be done impartially.
• There should be no conflict of interest between the referees and the stakeholders of the article under consideration.
• Completion of other articles, works, sources, citations, rules and similar deficiencies related to the article should be pointed out.
• Should not disclose articles or referees who have been evaluated for a double-sided blind review system.

3. Editors Responsibilities
Editors have responsibility and authority to accept or reject articles. It has to use this responsibility and authority in place and on time.
• Editors should not be in a conflict of interest regarding articles that they accept or reject.
Editors should accept articles that are original and will contribute to their field.
• Editors should reject incomplete and incorrect research that does not comply with journal policy, publishing rules and level without any influence.
• Editors should allow the wrong, incomplete and problematic articles to be withdrawn before or after the referee report or to be published after they are corrected.
• Editors ensure that the articles evaluated by at least two referees are evaluated according to the double-sided blind review system and keep the referees confidential.
The editors ensure that the articles are plagiarism and unpublished original research through the "Ithenticate" plagiarism program.

4. Plagiarism Policy
Every review coming to our journal is scanned in the Ithenticate plagiarism program. Editors, reviewers and authors are required to comply with international publication ethics and to comply with the writing rules of articles.