The Incidental Orgasm: The Presence of Clitoral Knowledge and the Absence of Orgasm for Women

  title={The Incidental Orgasm: The Presence of Clitoral Knowledge and the Absence of Orgasm for Women},
  author={Lisa Wade and Emily C Kremer and Jessica Brown},
  journal={Women \& Health},
  pages={117 - 138}
ABSTRACT Women report anorgasmia and other difficulties achieving orgasm. One approach to alleviating this problem is to teach women about the clitoris. This assumes that women lack information about the clitoris and that knowledge about the clitoris is correlated with orgasm. Using a non-random sample of 833 undergraduate students, our study investigates both assumptions. First, we test the amount of knowledge about the clitoris, the reported sources of this knowledge, and the correlation… 
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