Top Definition
An abnormal fear of research design and statistics—prevents publication, tenure, and scientific recognition. The word was originally coined by Prof. Ron Laporte of University of Pittsburgh and popularized by the "Supercourse" of Epidemiology team.
Stataphobia is probably a major cause of low output of scientific publications from developing countries.
by KII April 08, 2013
The severe anxiety of updating ones facebook status, due to the fear nobody will 'like' it.
Oh my god make your facebook status chillen with Harry and Hermione in the Gryffindor common room!

Guuuuys what if no one likes it! I CAN'T! I have stataphobia Aghghghhh
by Ezra McCoollike June 25, 2010
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