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Oct. 23 (UPI) -- Lady Gaga's mom says she saw the singer's mental health take a "turn" for the worse in her childhood.

Cynthia Germanotta recalled in an interview with CBS This Morning published Wednesday how Lady Gaga, born Stefani Germanotta, started struggling with anxiety and depression in middle school.

Lady Gaga has been open about her struggle with anxiety, depression and PTSD. The New York Academy of Medicine honored the singer and the Born This Way Foundation with the Bold and Brave award at its Access Health gala Monday.

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