Sources say Bynes's doctors have given her a cocktail of psychiatric drugs to treat apparent symptoms of schizophrenia and that the troubled actress has stopped talking to herself and insulting people. Doctors are cautiously optimistic -- the full effects of these complex combinations of medications can take seven to 10 days to fully kick in -- but the shift in her behavior has reportedly been remarkable.
The medical team at Hillmont Psychiatric Center in Los Angeles received a two-week extension on the original 72-hour hold so they could diagnose Bynes after she set a fire in a Thousand Oaks driveway on July 21.
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