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The social health of an individual refers to how well he or she is able to get along with other people, how other people react to him or her, and how he interacts with social institutions and societal way of life. One who is socially healthy, can easily make friends and keep them, has loving relationships, respects the rights of others, gives and accepts help, communicates his or her needs to others and is trustworthy. To acquire such qualities, a child needs supportive early relationships with responsive caregivers, siblings and peers. Care givers who are over restrictive and controlling, and who abuse and unnecessarily punish children for petty reasons on the other hand frustrate children and destroy their self-esteem. For healthy social-emotional development, therefore, the child needs to grow in a social environment of people who recognize and warmly help the child to overcome his or her limitations. Such positive early childhood experiences are necessary for the optimal development emotional well-being, social competence, physical and mental health and cognitive skills. Consequently, children who are emotionally healthy are more likely to enter school ready to learn, succeed in school, be physically healthy, and lead productive lives. Thus, for a child to be social- emotionally healthy he or she needs: