Human's Trails

Human's Trails

Kyösti Waris

Kovakantinen

116 sivua

ISBN-13: 9789523303546

Kustantaja: Books on Demand

Julkaistu: 06.06.2019

Kieli: englanti

Värillinen sisältö: Kyllä

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Instead of looking at human behavior from the traditional point of view (good and evil), the writings deal with it from the perspectives of flexible and inflexible. Flexible refers to caring of other people and to sustaining of life. Inflexible (or stiff) means not caring about other people, the destroying of life.
The central theme of the book is the conception of man and his behavior: How man differs from machine and whether there are some persons who are thought to be human beings but they are only human-like robots, man s imitations. Pondering, whether this is a reason for the prevailing mechanistic and commercial thinking, where people do not seem to have even the value of farm animals.
The freedom of will and self-esteem are also topics dealt with - how they can be increased and developed. And further on: Does the way to perceive things influence on how happy and successful a person is? The importance of emotions and creativity is emphasized as the characteristics of a healthy person. A self-care method of mental disorders is described. There is also a discussion about the impact of media on peoples moods.
The importance of science is great for the development of a society. Even so, that when relying on science, human experience is often underestimated. Science is examined critically in the book and evaluated as a social phenomenon.
Use of public authority is one of the subjects. In this context citizen s real opportunities to influence is discussed and the importance of political groups. An approach for a good governance and management of matters will be presented. Also debated on how a personnel s well-being can affect work productivity and the well-being of a society.
As a part of societal consideration is discussed the essence of religion as a social phenomenon: how a social environment influences the content of religion, people s behavior and their actions, as well as the concept of god. The importance of wars to the future and the survival of mankind are also dealt with.
One of the major topics of discussion is the European Union, its origins, the current status and the trends of development. The significance of the Union as a builder of peace is questioned and how euro is used in the power politics of EU, and even as an object of worship.
The book discusses also the relations of Finland with the political power groups of the West and the East, as well as its relations with the neighbors.
Kyösti Waris

Kyösti Waris

Kyösti Waris was born in Lahti 1946 and graduated from Lahti lyceum. He has completed his doctoral degree (Ph.D.)majoring in psychology and sociology. He is a social scientist, psychologist, sociologist and a health care professional. He specializes in mental health care, in work and organization psychology and in psychology of
occupational health care. He is an expert of work-related issues and he has got the training of work mentor.
The author has been working in health care for several years, among others in mental health offices. There his role as a psychologist was to assess clients' mental health and working capacity and to write psychologist's statements to the psychiatrists for the planning of clients' care and rehabilitation. Tasks included also individual and group therapy as well as the work of preventive mental health.
He has worked as a psychologist and a Senior Adviser for the National Board of Labor Protection, Ministry of Social Affairs and Health and Ministry of Labor. In the
administration his duties included, among others, strategic plans for promoting people's mental wellbeing in work places (mental labor protection).

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Kyösti Waris on syntynyt Lahdessa 1946 ja kirjoittanut ylioppilaaksi Lahden lyseosta. Hän on suorittanut yhteiskuntatieteiden maisterin ja filosofian tohtorin tutkinnot pääaineinaan psykologia ja sosiologia.
Koulutukseltaan hän on yhteiskuntatieteilijä, psykologi, sosiologi ja terveydenhuollon ammattihenkilö. Hän on erikoistunut mielenterveys-, työ- ja organisaatio- sekä työterveyspsykologiaan. Hän on myös työstresskysymysten asiantuntija, ja hänellä on työnohjaajan koulutus.
Kirjoittaja on toiminut useita vuosia terveydenhuollon tehtävissä, mm. mielenterveystoimistossa. Siellä hänen tehtäviinsä psykologina on kuulunut asiakkaiden mielenterveyden ja työkyvyn arviointi sekä lausuntojen kirjoittaminen psykiatrille asiakkaiden hoidon ja kuntoutuksen suunnittelua varten. Tehtäviin on kuulunut myös asiakkaiden yksilö- ja ryhmähoito sekä ennalta ehkäisevä mielenterveystyö.
Terveydenhuollon hallinnossa hänen työtehtäviinsä on kuulunut mm. strateginen suunnittelu henkisen
hyvinvoinnin edistämiseksi työelämässä (henkinen työsuojelu). Hän on jäänyt eläkkeelle sosiaali- ja
terveysministeriön ylitarkastajan virasta.

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