Vorobyova Clarissa Ivanovna – Doctor of Psychology, Professor, Head of the Department of Psychology of the Far Eastern State Transportation University.
This article represents the analysis of coping from the point of a subjective approach. The subject of coping is defined as a carrier of subjective activity, aimed not only to overcome and transform difficult life situations, but also to regulate the relations with himself and to realize his inner potential in difficult life circumstances. A complex of personality-semantic characteristics of coping subject, determining coping as post-traumatic growth reveals in the empirical study.
Key words: coping, post-traumatic growth, subject, subjective activity, an extreme situation, a difficult life situation.