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Amanda Bynes Could Be Hospitalized Until 2014

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Amanda Bynes was involuntarily hospitalized back in July, after an extremely public meltdown that culminated with her setting a fire in a stranger's driveway. Now, doctors at the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center are suggesting that she stay on as an inpatient, possibly for the remainder of the year.

Radar Online reports that Bynes' team believes that she might have schizophrenia, although a diagnosis hasn't quite been reached. She's being treated for the disease, though, and they say that while she's stable, the right drug cocktail for her hasn't been decided on yet:

Doctors have "been observing Amanda, and there has been some improvement…however, her diagnosis is complex, and the appropriate drug cocktail to treat her hasn’t been achieved yet," a source exclusively told Radar. "Therefore, her treatment team believes Amanda would benefit from prolonged treatment at UCLA, for at least the rest of the year."

Meanwhile, her mother, Lynn, is hoping to get conservatorship of the 27-year-old.
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Bynes was moved from a treatment facility in Ventura to UCLA in mid-August.