Chris Brown "became aggressive and acted out physically" due to untreated bipolar II disorder, "severe sleep deprivation, inappropriate self-medicating and untreated PTSD," according to a letter from a rehab facility where the R&B singer has been receiving court-mandated anger management treatment following an October 2013 arrest.
A Los Angeles court had revoked his probation, which stems from his 2009 attack on his then-girlfriend Rihanna, after he was detained in Washington D.C. for alleged assault. He entered a rehab center voluntarily for anger management treatment and was then discharged after throwing a rock through his mother's car window. He was later ordered to complete 90 more days of treatment as well as 1,000 hours of community labor.
On Friday, Feb. 28, a judge ordered the singer to remain in the rehab facility, located in Malibu, California, for another two months -- until he is tried on the assault charge in Washington D.C., CNN reported. A court date was set for April 17. OTRC.com obtained a copy of Brown's probation officer's report. Check out 5 highlights.
1. Chris Brown attends therapy for bipolar II, PTSD, anger management and past substance abuse.
The report contained a progress letter from his rehab facility that states that Brown "participates in six to eight individual therapy sessions per week with his team of clinicians and doctors to address his bipolar diagnosis, anger management, post-traumatic stress disorder and past substance abuse." He also attends weekly group sessions.
2. Chris Brown also suffers from "severe sleep deprivation" and "inappropriate self-medicating."
"It is not uncommon for patients with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and Bipolar II to use substances to self-medicate their biochemical mood swins and trauma triggers," it adds "Our clinical team believes Mr. Brown became aggressive and acted out physically due to his untreated mental health disorder, severe sleep deprivation, inappropriate self-medicating and untreated PTSD."
3. Negative drug tests
Brown tested negative for drugs, such as cocaine and PCP, as well as alcohol during random tests, the report states.
4. Chris Brown is an early riser
He wakes up at 5 a.m. and works 24 hours a week, the report says. As of Feb. 24, he has completed 250 community labor hours and is expected to complete the remaining 750 by Oct. 10.
5. Chris Brown "looks forward to staying out of trouble."
The report says Brown "would like to inform the court that he appreciated what he has learned in the rehab facility, as it has allowed him to change his life for the better. He remains thankful to the court for the opportunity to find out and learn more about himself, his anger issues and the type of person he wants to become, which is a man who is able to better himself and be a positive role model."
The report adds that Brown "indicated he wants to continue completing his community labor hours and looks forward to staying out of trouble."
(Pictured above: Singer Chris Brown is seen at a previous probation review hearing on Monday, Feb. 3, 2014, in Los Angeles.)