"Unless Britney is locked away or put into a treatment program, she is going to die in six months - or even sooner. In my opinion, she suffers from cyclothymia, a chronic mood disorder in which short periods of mild depression are followed by short periods of hypomania," Contactmusic quoted her, as saying.
[an error occurred while processing this directive]She added: "That explains why one minute she (Spears) can appear perfectly sane and the next she's exhibiting totally crazy behaviour." Dr. Glass tells the publication, She's definitely a candidate for suicide if she isn't treated immediately."
The diagnosis supports her recent meltdown at her home when she locked herself and her son in a bathroom at the end of a visitation term and refused to come out for three hours. This led to her being admitted to hospital strapped to a stretcher.