Asked by: Llibert Beltran
asked in category: General Last Updated: 1st April, 2020

What are the genogram symbols?

Genogram Symbols
  • Genogram Symbols.
  • In a genogram, the male is represented by a square on the left and the female by a circle on the right.
  • Standard gender symbols for a genogram.
  • In a standard genogram, there are three different type of children: biological/natural child, adopted child and foster child.

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Besides, what should be included in a genogram?

The University of Barcelona's psychology department defines genogram as, a graphic representation (in the form of a family tree) of the basic information of at least three generations of a family. It includes information on the family structure, the demographic data of the members, and their relationships.

Additionally, how do you indicate death on a genogram? A triangle is used to represent a pregnancy, a miscarriage or an abortion. In the case of a miscarriage, there is a diagonal cross drawn on top of the triangle to indicate death.

Correspondingly, how do you explain a genogram?

A genogram (pronounced: jen-uh-gram) is a graphic representation of a family tree that displays detailed data on relationships among individuals. It goes beyond a traditional family tree by allowing the user to analyze hereditary patterns and psychological factors that punctuate relationships.

How many generations should a Genogram include?

Your basic genogram will include at least three generations "above" your generation, but ideally, you'd include as many generations as possible.

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