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Table 1 Court decisions by types of offense (15 July 2005–31 Dec. 2012)

From: Development of forensic mental health services in Japan: working towards the reintegration of offenders with mental disorders

  Court decision  
Inpatient order N (%) Outpatient order N (%) No treatment order N (%) Dismissal N (%) Withdrawal N (%) Total N
Arson 430 (57.3%) 151 (20.1%) 152 (20.3%) 17 (2.3%) 0 (0%) 750
Rape/forcible indecency 82 (57.3%) 18 (12.6%) 33 (23.1%) 7 (4.9%) 3 (2.1%) 143
Homicide 536 (70.6%) 98 (12.9%) 108 (14.2%) 11 (1.4%) 6 (0.8%) 759
Injury 593 (64.1%) 133 (14.4%) 143 (15.5%) 49 (5.3%) 7 (0.8%) 925
Robbery 78 (53.1%) 25 (17.0%) 28 (19.0%) 13 (8.8%) 3 (2.0%) 147
Total 1719 (63.1%) 425 (15.6%) 464 (17.0%) 97 (3.6%) 19 (0.7%) 2724