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ISSN: 1935-1232 (P)

ISSN: 1941-2010 (E)

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Abstract

Hypomania Secondary to a Change in Altitude in an Adolescent Male

Author(s): Nancy Brahm , Christopher M. Puls

Altitude-associated changes in renal and endocrine function and lithium pharmacokinetics have not been applied to persons diagnosed with bipolar disorder. Development of a mood or affective syndrome secondary to a change in altitude has been a topic of some debate. Research is limited. This may represent an emerging area of concern for clinicians.