Chris Brown is believed to be suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder and bipolar disorder, according to legal documents obtained by E! News.
The new information came during a hearing Friday in Los Angeles Superior Court, during which the anger management and drug rehab program Brown entered three months ago said in a letter that Brown's recent aggressive behavior is likely because of his untreated mental disorders.
Chris Brown avoids jail time, told to stay in rehab
"Mr. Brown will also require close supervision by his treating physician in order to ensure his bipolar mental health condition remains stable," the document given to the court states. "It is not uncommon for patients with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and Bipolar II to use substances to self-medicate their biomedical mood swings and trauma triggers."
Chris Brown avoided jail time during his probation progress hearing in Los Angeles on Monday, Reuters reports.
Los Angeles Superior Court Judge James R. Brandlin said Brown should stay at a treatment facility for substance abuse and anger management because he was doing well and the program gave him an...read more
Chris Brown's probation was revoked by a Los Angeles judge Monday after his Oct. 27 arrest for misdemeanor assault in Washington D.C., TMZ reports.
Brown, 24, was in court Monday for the hearing, however, he was not remanded to custody because of his recent time logged in...read more