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Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.
  • For submission please email text, figures and tables to the Chief Editor. For the next edition this is Maê Nascimento. Her email is: The Editor’s postal address is: Maê Nascimento, Rua Zaíra, 245, CEP 01252-060, SP, Brazil
  • The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  • The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, or RTF document file format.
  • Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  • The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines.

Author Guidelines

Formal Set-Up of Manuscripts

  • Font: Times New Roman, Font size: 12. Lines: 1.5 or 2 spaces
  • Title, Abstract and Key words
  • Introduction, Text (and its divisions), Conclusion
  • References
  • About the author/s

1st page

  1. Name(s) ofauthor(s), title of paper,address for correspondence.
  2. Abstract (should not exceed halfatyped page, double-spaced).
  3. Key words (maximum 5)

2nd and following pages

  1. Title of the paper (without name(s) of authors)
  2. Text
  3. References
  4. Footnotes (at bottom of page)
  5. Tables
  6. Place each table and figure with captions on a separate page and indicate where in your text they should be inserted.
  7. Include information about theauthor(s) on aseparate page.
  8. The entirearticle should not have more than 8.500 words.

Citations and References in the Text

When citing references, include the name(s) of the author(s) and the year of the publication in brackets. You may also include page numbers. With more than 2 authors, the firstauthor’s nameand “et al.” will suffice.

Examples: “the view of Stern et al. (2012) is that …”; “Lowen (1958, p. 79) made a distinction …”; or “text of quotation from an author” (Lowen, 1958, pp. 80–81).


All books and articles cited in the text, and only these, must belisted under “References” in alphabetical order. Please use the APA referencing style, e. g.: For Books Last name, first initial/s (Year). Title in Italics. Place of publication: Publisher.


King, P. (2004). What has happened to psychoanalysis in the British Society? In A. Casement (Ed.), Who Owns Psychoanalysis? London: Karnac.

Lowen, A. (1988). Love, Sex and Your Heart. New York: MacMillan Publishing Co. Inc.

Ogden, P., Minton, K., & Pain, C. (2006). Trauma and the Body. New York: W.W. Norton.

For Journal Articles Last name, first initial, ofallauthors (Year). Title of the paper. Name of Journal in italics, Volume number (Issue number), pages. A Digital Object Identifier (DOI) number may beadded, if available.


Sandler, J. (1976). Countertransference and role-responsiveness. International Review of Psychoanalysis, 3, 43–47.

Resneck-Sannes, H. (2002). Psychobiology of Affects. The Clinical J. ofthe IIBA, 13(1), 111–122.

Rocque, M. (2017). Exploring school rampage shootings: Research, theory, and policy. The Social Science Journal, 54(3), 261–270.


Bioenergetic Analysis publishes clinical reports, theoretical analyses, empirical investigations, and book reviews pertaining to the theory and practice of Bioenergetic Analysis. Articles will be published in English. Two reviewers will evaluate the article on the basis of a blind review (all information pertaining to the author’s identity will be omitted). The Editorial Board will also have a vote regarding the appropriateness of the article for inclusion in the journal. Manuscripts should not have been published previously or been submitted elsewhere concomitantly.

Bioenergetic Analysis will be published once a year. Articles should only be submitted during the summer (beginning the first of June through the first of September) of the preceding year. Authors will be sent a notification of receipt of their manuscript within two weeks and will be informed about the status of their manuscripts, as to qualified acceptance or rejection, within two months after submission.

For submission please email text, figures and tables to the Chief Editor. For the next edition this is Léia Cardenuto. Her email is:

The Editor’s postal address is: Maê Nascimento, Rua Zaíra, 245, CEP 01252-060, SP, Brazil

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