genogram
noun Date: 1978 a diagram outlining the history of the behavior patterns (as of divorce, abortion, or suicide) of a family over several generations; also a similar diagram detailing the medical history of a family in order to assess a family member's risk of developing disease

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  • Genogram — A genogram is a pictorial display of a person s family relationships and medical history. It goes beyond a traditional family tree by allowing the user to visualize hereditary patterns and psychological factors that punctuate relationships. It… …   Wikipedia

  • Genogram — Genogramm ist die Bezeichnung für eine piktografische Darstellung, die in der systemischen Familientherapie verwendet wird, um Familienbeziehungen, wiederkehrende Konstellationen und medizinische Vorgeschichte darzustellen. Dabei geht es… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • genogram — /jen euh gram , jee neuh /, n. a graphic representation of the personalities and interplay of generations within a family, used to identify repetitive patterns of behavior; a psychological family tree. [GEN(ERATION) + O + GRAM1] * * * …   Universalium

  • genogram — noun A pictorial representation of a patients family tree together with details of the medical history of each person …   Wiktionary

  • genogram — ge·no·gram jē nə .gram, jen ə n a diagram outlining the history of the behavior patterns (as of divorce, abortion, or suicide) of a family s members over several generations in order to recognize and understand past influences on current behavior …   Medical dictionary

  • genogram — gen·o·gram …   English syllables

  • genogram — n. a technique of family psychotherapy, in which a family tree and a family history of a particular psychological disorder are constructed in view of the whole family to help them understand each other better …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • genogram — ˈjenəˌgram, ˈjē noun ( s) Etymology: gen (I) + gram : a diagram outlining the emotional and behavioral history of a family s members over several generations in order to recognize and understand past influences on current behavior patterns ; also …   Useful english dictionary

  • Генограмма (Genogram) — метод семейной психотерапии, при котором врач конструирует семейные взаимоотношения; являющиеся основной причиной психологического расстройства у человека, так чтобы члены семьи могли лучше понять друг друга. Источник: Медицинский словарь …   Медицинские термины

  • ГЕНОГРАММА — (genogram) метод семейной психотерапии, при котором врач конструирует семейные взаимоотношения; являющиеся основной причиной психологического расстройства у человека, так чтобы члены семьи могли лучше понять друг друга …   Толковый словарь по медицине

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