Article Correctness Is Author's Responsibility: Editorial.

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This editorial provides a new policy going forward, and reaffirms a key policy issue for journal article reporting standards to Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology (JCCP). JCCP will now require all clinical trials presenting analyses of primary outcomes to be registered. By clinical trials, the author means those studies designed to examine the efficacy or effectiveness of a treatment or preventive intervention. The editorial team will be carefully screening articles for conformity to JARS/MARS guidelines, and articles may be rejected if guidelines are not followed. Although these policies will require more effort on the part of authors (and the editorial team), the author believes they reflect the best practice in clinical science and that they will have a positive effect not just on the journal but also on the field and public we ultimately serve. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2018 APA, all rights reserved)