The following Genogram represents the family tree line of a domestic violence patient (hypothetical). Presenting detailed information over 3 generations. A genogram, also known as a Lapidus Schematic or a McGoldrick-Gerson research, is a visual depiction of the connections. It is a chart designed to graphically portray the complex psychological interactions that occur in a multigenerational family. They are jam-packed with information about the family featured. They contain basic information seen in family trees, such as each person's name, gender, date of birth, and date of death. Additional data includes education, work, major life events, chronic diseases, social behaviors, familial ties, emotional relationships, and social contacts. Some genograms also include information on hereditary issues such as alcoholism, depression, illnesses, alliances, and living situations. Make your own Genogram with EdrawMax's various templates.