A typical genogram shows here. A genogram is a specialized diagram that incorporates detailed information on family members, with a focus on emotional links. More than merely monitoring a person’s forebears, it exposes the family’s medical history and values that may effect an individual’s attitude. It helps you to better understand if someone requires medical care and to uncover behavioral patterns that may be exploited to enhance someone’s life. Genograms may look complex at first, but they are simpler than you think.