ERICHSEN'S DISEASE By N., Pam M.S. - April 7, 2013 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 RAPE-TRAUMA SYNDROME SERTRALINE SCIATIC NERVE FEELING OF REALITY PERITRAUMATIC DISSOCIATION DELAYED POSTTRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER BATTERED-WOMAN SYNDROME (BWS) BATTERED-CHILD SYNDROME RAYNAUD'S DISEASE GRAVES' DISEASE Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "ERICHSEN'S DISEASE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/erichsens-disease/ (accessed January 20, 2020).