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Her spokeswoman Cindy Berger said Carey had cancelled all public appearances after experiencing an "emotional and physical breakdown".
She dismissed tabloid reports that the singer tried to commit suicide.
"She is taking it day by day and is resting and improving Carey, who is at a critical point in her 11-year." career after signing a multimillion-dollar contract with Virgin Records, was allegedly depressed about the recent break-up of her three-year relationship with Latin heart-throb Luis Miguel.
He was her most serious boyfriend since her failed marriage to Sony Music chief Tommy Mottola.
She said that, just before the breakdown, Carey suffered cuts to her body, but the injuries were unintentional.
"She did break some dishes and glasses, and she may have stepped on them," said Ms Berger.
She said she wanted to close her management company and take a rest, but Ms Berger said nothing had changed and her management remained the same.Last month, Carey made a surreal, impromptu appearance on MTV's Total Request Live, dressed in little more than a lavender T-shirt.Just before being admitted to hospital, Carey left two despondent and incoherent messages on her official website, complaining of being overworked and getting too little attention from her new record label.She joined Virgin from Columbia Records, where she got her break.
Mariah Carey is undergoing psychiatric treatment in hospital today after a nervous breakdown and a suspected suicide attempt.The 31-year-old singer's publicist denied that she had tried to take her own life, but Carey's mother apparently made a distraught call to the emergency services last week after her daughter was discovered in her New York hotel room bleeding from slit wrists and cuts to her body. I think she's going to kill herself," her mother is quoted as having told police officers before Carey was taken to Westchester North Hospital, where she remains since being checked in as "emotionally disturbed" last week.