• 107 Citations
  • 3 h-Index
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Personal profile


I work as a research assistant evaluating the Smile4Life intervention.  This is an oral health improvement programme for homeless populations in Scotland.


I graduated from the University of Edinburgh in 2009 with an M.A. in Psychology. I then went on to study at Queen Margaret University, graduating with a MSc in Health Psychology.  I have worked as a research assistant in the Dental Health Services Unit since February 2013.


  • BF Psychology
  • health psychology

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Oral Health Medicine & Life Sciences
Homeless Persons Medicine & Life Sciences
Scotland Medicine & Life Sciences
Dental Anxiety Medicine & Life Sciences
Diffusion of Innovation Medicine & Life Sciences
Needs Assessment Medicine & Life Sciences
Emotional Intelligence Medicine & Life Sciences
emotional intelligence Social Sciences

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Research Output 2012 2019

  • 107 Citations
  • 3 h-Index
  • 8 Article
  • 3 Poster

Promoção de saúde, saúde oral e bem estar psicossocial para a população homeless na Escócia: a experiência de implementação do programa Smile4life associado às politicas de habitação e de integração dos serviços

Translated title of the contribution: Health promotion, oral health and psychosocial well-being for the homeless population in Scotland: the experience of implementing the Smile4life program associated with housing policies and services integrationRodriguez, A., Beaton, L. & Freeman, R., May 2019, In : O Social em Questao. 21, 44, p. 139-170 32 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
housing policy
health promotion
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Open Access

Delivering Smile4life to Scottish Homeless Populations: Factors Affecting Practitioner Implementation

Beaton, L., Anderson, I., Humphris, G., Rodriguez, A. & Freeman, R., 1 Oct 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

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Homeless in Scotland: An Oral Health and Psychosocial Needs Assessment

Beaton, L., Coles, E. & Freeman, R., 1 Dec 2018, In : Dentistry Journal. 6, 4, p. 1-13 13 p., 67.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Needs Assessment
Oral Health
Dental Anxiety