Amanda Bynes May Need Long-Term Hospitalization to Treat Severe Mental Illness

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Amanda Bynes' team of doctors is recommending long-term, in-patient treatment to combat the actress' severe mental illness, a new report states.

Doctors at UCLA Medical Center will submit a recommendation to the judge overseeing her mother Lynn‘s bid to gain conservatorship of her daughter.

In it, they will push for long-term hospitalization of the former child star.

Amanda Bynes is being treated for a serious mental health disorder and is under temporary conservatorship of her mother until at least September 30.

At that date, a hearing will be held to determine her status.

After months of increasingly erratic behavior, Amanda was involuntarily hospitalized after setting fire to a stranger’s driveway in Thousand Oaks, Calif.

Lynn had Amanda moved from a county facility in Ventura County to the renowned psychiatric unit at UCLA after being granted temporary conservatorship.

Doctors have “been observing Amanda, and there has been some improvement," but her diagnosis is complex, and medication has yet to rectify the issue.

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Treating such severe mental illness is, in many ways, uncharted territory, and is extremely difficult at the absolute least. If nothing else, it takes time.

"She has her good days and bad days, and the goal is obviously to get her therapeutic and stable before being released," a source says of the actress.

Therefore, her treatment team, along with her mother "believes Amanda would benefit from prolonged treatment at UCLA, for at least the rest of the year."

Even though Amanda hasn’t been formally diagnosed with schizophrenia, “she is being treated for it. There is such a negative stigma with schizophrenia."

"Given time and the correct treatment and medicine, Amanda could and should absolutely be able to live with it and be a productive member of society."

“In fact, she wouldn’t likely suffer symptoms of it if she stays on her medication.”

Here's hoping, whatever decision is reached, that she continues to improve and finds her footing. She's only 27 and has a bright future ahead of her.

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Hope she gets better. I remember watching her on All That as she was one of my favorites. "Dear Ashley, ttttthhhhhaaaattttt's me!!!"

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Poor Amanda, schizophrenia is very hard to treat and there is no cure. The meds are pretty bad that control the side effects. I'm sick of the media for exploiting her illness. Would they attack her character if she were epileptic or had any other medical disorder which she couldn't control? The stigma against mental illness is so prevalent. I never tell anyone that I am bipolar. Thankfully, I'm highly-functioning. Co-workers and strangers just think I'm a bit hyper at times or somewhat withdrawn at other times. If people know you have a form of mental illness, they blame your every move on your illness. There is no cure for prejudice. I wish her all the best in her gaining control of her illness and the rehab of her reputation with judgemental, uneducated people. That is her hardest task she must face.

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I wonder if she can sue the plastic surgeon for allowing her to have elective surgery altering her looks while it was clearly obvious she was suffering mental illness.

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What was the cause? What drugs was she on? Do you think that caused it, or the fame, or both or "it just did". Very sad. Praying for her

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@ Nikki

It's genetic and could happen to anyone.

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This explains everything! We hope you get better amanda! We hope the best for you!

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I believe schizophrenia hits many people in their late teens and un their 20s. She has probably had it coming on for a long time. The fact that doctors want her to remain in mental facility a long period is proof she is very ill.

Jessica cole adkins

I wonder, was this an underlying illness that was brought on by the extreme use of drugs that cause many of the same symptoms of schizophrenia or strictly a case of mental illness. It is certain that she has shown many signs of odd behavior and obviously her decision making process is altered but those signs or symptoms can also be side effects of long term drug use.....?

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@ Jessica Cole Adkins

Schizophrenia has different patterns for men vs women. Men often become symptomatic in their late teens/early twenties while women often experience the first break late twenties/thirties.

Jessica cole adkins
@ Jessica Cole Adkins

Anyway, I hope that she recovers or seeks treatment and stays on her medication.

Amanda Bynes Biography

A Bynes Pic Amanda Bynes is a young, innocent actress who is a former show host on Nickelodeon and a singer in addition to an acting star . After... More »
Born
Birthplace
Thousand Oaks, California
Full Name
Amanda Laura Bynes

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My favorite part of my body is my smile.

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I say I never want to get married. I feel trapped with the idea of marriage. How can you really be with somebody forever? I'd get bored!

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