Hypomania Secondary to a Change in Altitude in an Adolescent MaleAuthor(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.