The focus of this activity will be on the pain treatment strategy: Operant Approach (techniques to extinguish pain behavior and reinforce well behavior). In your discussion, assess how psychological methods might be effectively employed to assist patients to manage and cope with pain. Be sure to distinguish how you might utilize your strategy differently with patients across the lifespan. The scholarly source(s) used must have been published within the last 5 years (only 1 source required). The post must be at least 300 words.