Works submitted to our journals to be published should be original works that have not been previously published in any way or sent to any journal for publication. When submitting their works, individuals are obliged to declare that the study, in whole or in part, has not been previously published on any other platform or evaluated for publication. Otherwise, the author will be held responsible for the related sanctions.
The authors should agree to waive the copyright of their work and transfer this right together with its submission to the Turkish Family Physicians Association (TAHUD) for evaluation. This transfer becomes the tying clause upon the acceptance of the publication. No part of the printed material may be used in any other place without the written permission of the publisher.
Publication processes of the Journal is carried out in accordance with the guidelines of International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE), World Association of Medical Editors (WAME), Scientific Council of Editorial (CSE), Committee of Publication Ethics (COPE), European Association of Science Editors (EASE) and National Information Standards Organization (NISO).
Authors' rights to use all unregistered rights other than patents, and copyrights for their own purposes provided that they do not sell the work, and all or a part of their works provided that they indicate identity of books and other academic studies in their websites or open files of a university are reserved.
Authors should obtain permission from the copyright holder when using previously published contents, including pictures, tables, or like in printed or electronic format. The legal, financial and criminal responsibility in this regard belongs to the authors.
Authors who will send a study to our journal should complete the "Copyright Transfer Form" document. The author(s) must sign the completed form with a wet signature. The signed form must be scanned and loaded with additional file upload option in successive steps of submission process.