Nowadays a large and growing field of health psychology, researchers do point out, any logical reason for the establishment of a psychosomatic patient. This study examined the Evaluation of Kyphosis in Mazandaran University of Science and Technology students and its relation to psychological factors. The method used in this research is descriptive correlation method is implemented. Population study of boys and girls were 56 (31 boys and 25 girls) and who had kyphosis has voluntarily participated in this study. The spinal mouse was used to measure the kyphosis angle and for its assessment of the patient's spine-concept, depression and anxiety are better examples of MMPI-2RF questionnaire (Reconstruction form of Minnesota Multidimensional Personality Questionnaire) (α=0.84), test Beck Depression Inventory (α=0.85), and test anxiety or Spielberger's (α=0.87), were used. The results showed that using the Pearson correlation coefficient between self-concept (r=0.52; P=0.13), depression (r=0.54; P=0.41), and anxiety (r=0.34; P=0.28), and no significant correlation with kyphosis (p<0.05). The results showed that the student alone kyphosis indicative of anxiety, depression and self-concept is not sick but creates kyphosis is related to other social and environmental factor. The results showed that in patients with kyphosis alone is not an indication of mental disorders but should be considered in the treatment of patients with these abnormalities to psychological factors.
Kyphosis, male and female students, psychological factors