Factors that affect chronic illness

Post your initial response to one of the two topics below.

Consider the following factors that affect chronic illness when responding to your selected topic — pain, stigma, social isolation, altered mobility, or fatigue. 

Topic 1

  • Based on the research, which of the factors above have the greatest impact on a patient? Why?
  • Contrast at least two ways the factors would affect a twelve-year-old with the way they would affect a seventy-five-year-old.

As in all assignments, cite your sources in your work and provide references for the citations in APA format.