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- The first step to follow before submitting an abstract on-line is to login, by creating your own username and password required by the system. The username and password is to be used for any future visit to the Congress on-line services (registrations, hotel accommodation, etc.).
- Abstracts must be submitted in English through the on-line abstract submission form. Abstracts sent in other languages and/or by fax, e-mail or hard copy (paper copy) will not be accepted for evaluation.
- During your abstract’s on-line submission, you will be requested to choose the topic of your preference (please choose the topic that is most appropriate for your abstract), as well as the type of presentation (Free Communication, Poster Presentation or Case Report). Please note that the Scientific Committee reserves the right to request the change of your abstract’s presentation type and/or topic, according to the Scientific Program’s specifications and needs.
- Your abstract should be submitted until July 11, 2016 at the very latest.
- Pre-registration of at least one of your abstract’s authors until July 31, 2016 is a prerequisite for its presentation in the Scientific Program and its publication in the Congress printed material.
- All received abstracts will be evaluated by the Congress Scientific Program Committee.
- The corresponding author of each submitted abstract will be notified of the evaluation procedure results until July 31, 2016.
- In an attempt to encourage more colleagues to present scientific work and promote opportunities for young psychologists to present at the congress, the congress organizers would encourage those groups who submit more than one abstract to try and ensure that the presenting author is not always the same or the senior author.
Abstract texts for Free Communications and Poster Presentations should have the following structure: a) Introduction, b) Methods, c) Results, d) Conclusion.
Abstract texts for Case Reports should be structured: a) Introduction, b) Clinical Description c) Discussion, d) Conclusion.
Texts must be a maximum of 500 words.
- If the study has been supported by a grant, please indicate the source of funding at the bottom of your abstract.
- References should be numbered by order of appearance in the abstract; yet, no more than 3 key refernces can appear
- If an author wishes to withdraw a submitted abstract, a written request should be sent to the Congress Organizing Bureau.
- For any corrections in an already submitted abstract, the submitting author may enter the on-line system and proceed accordingly only if he has marked his abstract in a “Pending” status (please see instructions available during the on-line abstract submission procedure). After the expiration of the abstract submission deadline, all abstracts will automatically be turned to a “Confirmed” status; no changes will be allowed from that point onwards.