The article published by BBC News talks about the difficulties a young man is living with everyday. His diffculty is OCD (obsessive-compulsive disorder). Various types of OCD's exist, but in this article the young man has symetrical OCD. What this means is that he has to do everything with both his left hand and right hand or left foot or right foot. As he explains, it may seem simple to live with and not to overwhelming, but when you think about it you realize how hard it actually is.