A genogram is a family diagram, which can be regarded as an elaboration of the family tree. Genograms provide a way of mapping family patterns and relationships across at least three generations. Genograms report more complete and detailed information than family trees do.
In order to give users a quick start, Edraw genogram software provides professional genogram symbols and templates for beginners. The vector-based symbols and templates are editable and easy to customize. Users can change the background, layout, colors, and sizes of symbols and templates to create their own genograms without drawing skills required. Click on the pictures below to free download the template and customize your own.
The genogram as follow depicts the family relationships among three generations. Family relationship is the essential part of a genogram because they decide the structure of your genogram. In addition to basic genogram symbols that indicate gender and other basic personal information, some family reationship symbols involving marriage, engagement, spearation, divorce, cohabitation and love affair are included in this genogram.
This genogram illustrates emotional relationships in the four-generation family. Some emotional genogram symbols are applied to this genogram, such as friendship, close friend, in love, estranged, hostile, conflict and physical abuse. Such kind of symbols are used to illustrate emotion of all individuals. For example, from the template below, we know that Machael and Ann are not only in marriage, bus also best friends.
The following genogram displays medical facts of each individual with medical genogram symbols. What's more, an annotation frame is offered below the diagram so that readers can understand this genogram with no confusion. For instance, heart disease, diabetes ans language problem are genetic illness. From the following template you see clearly whther s person is disease gene carrier, dominance patient or healthy .