This postmodern approach to genograms is intended to aid in comprehending family composition, dynamics, and patterns across generations. In some ways, genograms are similar to family trees. Some define them as graphic representations of psychological factors and transgenerational relationship punctuations that influence people's behaviors, emotions, and performance. Genograms are widely known and used in couples and family therapy as graphic tools for gathering general or detailed information about family structure and interpersonal relationships, including relevant data regarding family demographics and key aspects of the past and present. Go ahead and start using EdrawMax to create emotional genograms for your class, work, or therapy.