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Frustration/Aggression hypothesis is defined as early learning theory of aggression which holds that frustration triggers aggression and that all aggressive acts can be traced to frustrations; hypothesis that states that frustration always produces aggression and aggression is always the result of frustration.

Fry Readability Graph is defined as a method of determining the readability level of written material by analyzing sentence length and the average number of syllables per word.
Frye v. United States refers to the Supreme Court Decision regarding scientific procedures being accepted within the scientific community
FSAD is the abbreviations of Female sexual arousal disorder which refers to a lack of physical arousal to sexual stimulation; recurrent inability in some women to attain or maintain adequate lubrication and sexual excitement swelling responses until completion of sexual activity. Moreover, FSAD refers to a sexual dysfunction characterized by a persistent or recurrent inability to attain or maintain the normal physiological and psychological arousal responses during sexual activity.

- FSH (Follicle-stimulating hormone) : FSH which is the acronym of Follicle-stimulating hormone refers to the anterior pituitary hormone that promotes the growth of follicles in the ovary

- FTT (Failure to thrive) : FTT or Failure to thrive refers to a condition in which the child does not grow physically and cognitively at a normal rate due to poor pre-natal care or grossly inadequate and inattentive parenting.

Full-blown episode refers to a stage in the disease process in which the affected individual experiences the full spectrum of symptoms for that disease.

Fully functioning person is defined as a person living in harmony with her or his deepest feelings , impulses, and intuitions : person who meets his or her own need for positive regard rather than relying on the expectations of others; psychologically healthy individual who is able to enjoy life as completely as possible. Such individuals are open to new experiences and not defensive. Fully functioning person is Rogers's term for Self-actualization , for developing all facets of the self .

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