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Long Term Psych Hold OK'd For Amanda Bynes

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A long-term psychiatric hold that could keep Amanda Bynes in a treatment facility for up to a year was approved Friday by a judge, however the plan seems to be to make use of the restriction for just a couple more months.

As rumored, the long-term psych hold sought for the retired actress was awarded to Bynes' conservator, her mother, according to TMZ.

But rather than keep the pot smoking, video making, selfie-taking, diet-loving, wig wearing, car accident prone former child star locked down for a full year, Bynes' mom is expected "to keep [Amanda] in a facility for 60 days to stabilize her and then transfer [her] to her mom's home."

Here's where things get a little back-tracking: It seems that the photo of Bynes being moved under the crafty disguise of a blanket from Ventura County to UCLA Medical Center was a fake peddled by a photo agency, and Bynes hasn't made that move yet. However, UCLA is the likely destination for Bynes for her continued foray into full time mental health care, and where she is expected to spend her 60 day stint starting soon.