Aims and Scope

Journal of the Turkish Academy of Dermatology (JTAD) is an open access periodical published in accordance with unbiased and double-blinded peer-review principles. The journal is the official online publication of Society of Academy of Cosmetology and Dermatology, and it is published four times a year in March, June, September and December. The publication language of the journal is English.

JTAD aims to contribute to the literature by publishing articles in the fields of dermatology, dermatopathology, dermoscopy, venereology and cosmetology. Original articles, case reports, reviews and letters to the editor prepared in accordance with ethical rules are published in the journal.

All articles are reviewed by the editor, department co-editors, and at least two external (not from the author's institution) expert referees. Submitted manuscripts are subject to double-blind peer review. Referees are selected from national and international experts in the relevant research field.

The editorial and publication processes of the journal are shaped in accordance with the guidelines of the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE)World Association of Medical Editors (WAME)Council of Science Editors (CSE)Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE), European Association of Science Editors (EASE), and National Information Standards Organization (NISO). The journal conforms with the Principles of Transparency and Best Practice in Scholarly Publishing (

The journal is indexed in Turkey Citation Index, EBSCO, GaleJ-Gate, Türk Medline, Embase and CAB International (CABI).

Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.

Author(s) and copyright owner(s) grant access to all users for the articles published in the Journal of the Turkish Academy of Dermatology as free of charge. Articles may be used provided that they are cited.

Open Access Policy is based on rules of Budapest Open Access Initiative (BOAI). By “open access” to [peer-reviewed research literature], we mean its free availability on the public internet, permitting any users to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of these articles, crawl them for indexing, pass them as data to software, or use them for any other lawful purpose, without financial, legal, or technical barriers other than those inseparable from gaining access to the internet itself.

Journal of the Turkish Academy of Dermatology does not demand any subscription fee or similar payment for access to electronic resources.

All published content is available online, free of charge at

Advertising Policy

This journal's advertising sales and editorial processes are separated to ensure editorial independence and reduce the effects of financial interests.

Current or potential sponsors and advertisers do not affect editorial decisions in the journal. Advertisers and sponsors do not have control or influence over the results of a user's website searches. Advertisements should not be deceptive or misleading and must be verifiable. Excessive or exaggerated expressions are not allowed.

If the text or image contains inappropriate or offensive content or is about personal, racial, ethnic, sexual orientation or religious content, these advertisements are not accepted.

Advertisers are responsible for ensuring that their advertisements comply with applicable laws regarding deceptive and/or offensive content and ethical issues.

Especially drug and medical product advertisements can be presented on the cover pages of the journal, separately from the published scientific content and without page number.

The published advertisements are pointed and distinguishable from the editorial content.

Creative Commons & Permission Requests

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 (CC BY-NC-ND) International License.

CC BY-NC-ND: This license allows reusers to copy and distribute the material in any medium or format in unadapted form only, for non-commercial purposes only, and only so long as attribution is given to the creator.

CC BY-NC-ND includes the following elements:

BY  – Credit must be given to the creator

NC  – Only noncommercial uses of the work are permitted

ND  – No derivatives or adaptations of the work are permitted

Please contact the publisher for your permission to use requests.

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Material Disclaimer

Statements or opinions expressed in the manuscripts published in the journal reflect the views of the author(s) and not the opinions of the Society of Academy of Cosmetology and Dermatology, editors, editorial board, and/or publisher; the editors, editorial board, and publisher disclaim any responsibility or liability for such materials.

Advertisement / Publisher Corresponding Address

Publisher: Galenos Publishing House
 Molla Gürani, Kacamak Street. No: 21/A 34093 Findikzade, Istanbul, Turkey
Phone: +90 (212) 621 99 25
Fax: +90 (212) 621 99 27
E-mail: [email protected]

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