Staff profile - Cadeyrn Gaskin

Dr Cadeyrn Gaskin

Position: Senior Research Fellow
Faculty or Division: Faculty of Health
Department: School of Psychology
Campus: Melbourne Burwood Campus
Phone: +61 3 92445608 +61 3 92445608
Email: cadeyrn.gaskin@deakin.edu.au

Biography

Biography

Cadeyrn Gaskin is a Senior Research Fellow within the Centre for Mental Health and Wellbeing Research, working predominantly with the Social Inclusion, Diversity and Equity group. Although passionate about social inclusion and equity issues in their broadest sense, his primary focus is on using research to foster opportunities for disabled people to engage meaningfully in wider society.

Cadeyrn has over a decade’s experience in the health sector. In the disability area, for example, his work has contributed to understandings of why adults with cerebral palsy engage in, or avoid, physical activity. In the mental health field, his work is contributing to the shaping of health services such that they are more responsive to the needs of consumers.

His work is published in leading journals, such as Disability & Society and the British Journal of Psychiatry. He contributes to the training and continued education of current and future healthcare practitioners through delivering guest lectures and providing content for books, such as Clinical exercise: A case-based approach (Elsevier, 2011). Cadeyrn is also a Chief Investigator on an Australian Research Council Linkage grant seeking to investigate the efficacy of a referral and physical activity program for survivors of prostate cancer.


Publications

Publications

Gaskin, C. J., & Happell, B. (2013). On exploratory factor analysis: A review of recent evidence, an assessment of current practice, and recommendations for future use. International Journal of Nursing Studies. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2013.10.005

Gaskin, C. J., & Happell, B. (2013). Power, effects, confidence, and significance: An investigation of statistical practices in nursing research. International Journal of Nursing Studies. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2013.09.014

Gaskin, C. J. McVilly, K., & McGillvray, J. A. (2013). Initiatives to reduce the use of seclusion and restraints on people with developmental disabilities: A systematic review and quantitative synthesis. Research in Developmental Disabilities, 34, 3946-3961. doi: 10.1016/j.ridd.2013.08.010

Gaskin, C. J., & Happell, B. (2013). Power of mental health nursing research: A statistical analysis of studies in the International Journal of Mental Health Nursing. International Journal of Mental Health Nursing, 22, 69–75. doi: 10.1111/j.1447-0349.2012.00845.x

Gaskin, C. J., Ockerby, C. M., Smith, T. R., Russell, V., & O’Connell, B. (2012). The challenges acute care nurse unit managers face and the strategies they use to address them: Perceptions of directors of nursing and nurse unit managers. Journal of Management & Organization, 625-640.

Gaskin, C. J., Andersen, M. B., & Morris, T. (2012). Physical activity in the life of a woman with cerebral palsy: Physiotherapy, social exclusion, competence, and intimacy. Disability and Society, 27, 205-218.

Gaskin, C. J., Andersen, M. B., & Morris, T. (2011). Physical activity and fantasies in the life of an adult with cerebral palsy: The motivator, looking for love. Qualitative Research in Sport, Exercise & Health, 3, 238-262.

Livingston, P. M., Salmon, J., Courneya, K. S., Gaskin, C. J., Craike, M., Botti, M., Broadbent, S., & Kent, B. (2011). Efficacy of a referral and physical activity program for survivors of prostate cancer [ENGAGE]: Rationale and design for a cluster randomised controlled trial BMC Cancer, 11, 237.

Gaskin, C. J., Andersen, M. B., & Morris, T. (2010). Sport and physical activity in the life of a man with cerebral palsy: Compensation for disability and psychosocial challenges. Psychology of Sport and Exercise, 11, 197-205.

Gaskin, C. J., Andersen, M. B., & Morris, T. (2009). Physical activity in the life of a woman with severe cerebral palsy: Showing competence and being socially connected. International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 56, 285-299.

Gaskin, C. J., & Morris, T. (2008). Physical activity, health-related quality of life, and psychosocial functioning of adults with cerebral palsy. Journal of Physical Activity and Health, 5, 146-157.

Gaskin, C. J., Elsom, S. J., & Happell, B. (2007). Interventions for reducing seclusion in psychiatric facilities: A review of the literature. British Journal of Psychiatry, 191, 298-303.


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