ERICHSEN'S DISEASE By N., Sam M.S. - 11 Featuring back pain and spinal symptoms that are a precursor to post traumatic stress disorder. Also called railway spine. ERICHSEN'S DISEASE: "Erichsen's disease was first thought to be a railroad accident complaint but is now a functional disorder." Related Psychology Terms Dissociative Identity Disorder PAIN DRIVE Crisis Diagnosis and Intervention HEAD INJURY (CHRONIC TRAUMATIC DISORDERS) CIVILIAN CATASTROPHE REACTIONS SCHIZOPHRENIA (OTHER TYPES) Selecting a Diagnosis ARTERIOSCLEROTIC BRAIN DISORDER Diagnosis and Treatment Planning CHILD PSYCHIATRY Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "ERICHSEN'S DISEASE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/erichsens-disease/ (accessed August 16, 2022).