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Table 3 Differences in serum BDNF levels of alcohol-dependent patients with/without family history (n = 39)

From: The relationship between brain-derived neurotrophic factor and cognitive functions in alcohol-dependent patients: a preliminary study

  A without FH A with FH t p
n = 17 n = 22
BDNF (pg/ml) 3474.17 2636.90 −2.596 0.013*
  1. A without FH: alcohol-dependent patients without family history of alcohol dependence
  2. A with FH: alcohol-dependent patients with family history of alcohol dependence
  3. BDNF brain-derived neurotrophic factor
  4. p < 0.05