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Other namesMath anxiety

Numerophobia, arithmophobia or mathematics anxiety is an anxiety disorder,[1][2][page needed] where the condition is fear of dealing with numbers or mathematics. Sometimes numerophobia refers to fear of particular numbers.[3][4]

Fears of specific numbers[edit]


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  2. ^ Numerophobia Psychological, disorder (February 2004). Understanding Psychology by Feldman. ISBN 9780070586987.
  3. ^ Kerr, Alistair W.; Hall, Howard K.; Kozub, Stephen A. (2002-03-08). Doing Statistics With SPSS. SAGE. p. 3. ISBN 978-1-4462-3071-8.
  4. ^ Doctor, Ronald Manual; Kahn, Ada P.; Adamec, Christine A. (2010-05-12). The Encyclopedia of Phobias, Fears, and Anxieties, Third Edition. Infobase Publishing. p. 361. ISBN 978-1-4381-2098-0.