If you are interested, I've suggested a method to do that in Chapter 12 of DEFINING DANGER: AMERICAN ASSASSINS AND THE NEW DOMESTIC TERRORISTS.
"To understand violence, it is essential to understand not only the personality of the perpetrator, but also the the context in which the behavior occurs. In the rush to analyze personalities, context is sometimes ignored. By context, I mean the array of cultural, political, economic, and social forces that mold and channel behavior over time, as well as the immediate situational factors that often precipitate the actions in question. Without taking into account the context of behavior, it is virtually impossible to understand the motives behind it. For the same reason, an understanding of context provides the best clues yet known concerning the potential dangerousness of suspects who come to the attention of [authorities]."