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Social support system means having friends and other people including family to help you in time of need or crisis .Social support enhances quality of life and provides a buffer against adverse life events.It can be emotional support means to help someone by action to feel some one cared.
It can be informational support by giving information, with this we can reduce stresses.
It can be with money also.So these are ways one can be given social support to help the needy .This is the positive side of this help, we can improve the quality of life of the concerned person.
The negative effect of this social support system is this that , if we taking help of this services, our family members or any social club, we have to feel comfortable with them, with their belief, practices and expectations. We have to agree with them though we do not agree with their views because they are helping us.
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