Table 2: BDNF serum levels (mean ± SD) in patients taking (+) and not taking (−) different psychotropic drugs.

Pharmacological treatment BDNF ng/mL

Neuroleptics (+)23933.06 ± 10.65
Neuroleptics (−)21634.50 ± 12.15
Benzodiazepines (+)15532.02 ± 9.81
Benzodiazepines (−)30034.64 ± 12.06
Antidepressants (+)23733.14 ± 11.05
Antidepressants (−)21834.40 ± 11.76
Mood stabilizers antiepileptics (+)5737.43 ± 12.32
Mood stabilizers antiepileptics (−)39833.21 ± 11.18
Cholinesterase inhibitors (+)9732.36 ± 10.64
Cholinesterase inhibitors (−)35834.12 ± 11.58
L-DOPA (+)3046.13 ± 15.30
L-DOPA (−)42532.87 ± 10.56