A father's nightmare took a turn for the worst. After keeping watch of
his daughter at Cedars-Sinai hospital, Britney Spears
's dad Jamie Spears broke into tears shortly after her discharge
"Jamie was really upset," a source tells PEOPLE, "He was in tears.
When he got to the house and realized the situation there, it broke
He and his eldest daughter have had a rocky relationship, but
with his ex-wife Lynne and youngest daughter Jamie-Lynn traveling back
home to Louisiana, he was the sole Spears family member on scene
during her mental evaluation
. "[Jamie] thought he understood what was going
on," the source adds, but now, "He doesn't know what to do. Everyone
is trying to figure out the best thing to do, but who knows what that
Spears was able to accept visitors during her
stay, and Dr. Phil McGraw – whom Jamie considers "a god," the source says – advised her father
while at the hospital. He told Spears that his daughter's release was "one of the worst decisions
that could have been made."