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Doctors have diagnosed 57-year-old Jim Dunbar with Chronic Lateness Syndrome, a form of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD. Always late? Doctors may diagnosis you with Chronic Lateness Syndrome, just like in 57-year-old Jim Dunbar's case. Since he was 5, Dunbar blamed himself for often being hours late for everything from school and dates to dinner parties and funerals. He tried special clocks, additional clocks, watches, and setting clocks ahead, but nothing worked. Recently, he was even 20 minutes late to a movie after allowing 11 hours to get ready..Now after the diagnosis, Dunbar feels relieved to know exactly what he is battling. His condition is a type of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD, and he cannot understand, organize, or feel time. Andrea Bilbow, from the organization ADDISS, said, “A phone conversation which has lasted two hours may feel like just 15 minutes.” But others don’t agree chronic lateness is always due to a medical condition. Harley Therapy Clinic’s Dr. Sheri Jacobson says, “it can also just be habit.” San Francisco State University researchers emphasize this kind of behavior can be reversed.