Family Genogram

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PSYC 2103 Genogram Project A genogram is a type of family tree, but with more detailed information. It is often used as a diagnostic and assessment tool by physicians or counselors to obtain individual and family history in order to help in the establishment of a diagnosis and treatment plan.

This semester, you will have the opportunity to construct a family genogram for informational purposes. You will develop a genogram, documenting information from both sides of your family (maternal and paternal) for 4 generations starting with yourself. The genogram may be hand drawn or you may use a computer drawn one. (You can download a basic program from or from ) Your
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Religious affiliation

Education level (designate on key what level of education you are showing. For example high school education, PhD, etc.)

Occupations (patterns of occupations, not just listing every occupation you can find. For example: teachers, truck drivers, farmers, etc.)

Medical problems (heart problems, diabetes, etc.) Mental health problems (depression, bipolar, schizophrenia, etc.)

History of suicide or attempts
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