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A Female orgasmic dysfunction is a failure of a female to achieve an orgasm (climax) during sexual intercourse. This disorder can originate in psychological or emotional problems such as stress, anxiety, depression, fatigue, worry, guilt, fear of painful intercourse and fear of pregnancy.

Female sexual arousal disorder or FSAD refers to the recurrent inability of women to attain or maintain the swelling-lubrication response of sexual excitement; a sexual disorder in which there is a lack of response to sexual stimulation.

Femaleness in the Psychology Context:

Femaleness, in psychology, pertains to the psychological aspects and experiences associated with being biologically female or identifying as a woman. It encompasses a wide range of gender-related thoughts, emotions, behaviors, and societal influences that shape the experiences of individuals who identify as female. Understanding femaleness from a psychological perspective involves examining its complexities, challenges, and the ways it intersects with other aspects of one's identity.

FemCap refers to a reusable silicone barrier vaginal contraceptive that comes in three (3) sizes.

Feme covert refers to a married woman.

Feme sole refers to a single woman, whether divorced, widowed, or never married.

Feminine psychology is a term according to Horney that refers to a revision of psychoanalysis to encompass the psychological conflicts inherent in the traditional ideal of womanhood and women's roles.
Femininity is defined as the ideal cluster of traits that society attributes to females. Femininity refer to gender traits associated with being expressive and communal (examples are: valuing interpersonal and spiritual development, being tender, sympathetic, and concerned about the well-being of others.