I have a document like this:

\usepackage{charter} % charter font

\begin{document} For the same reasons, \citet{Parnas2003} have underlined the necessity of...

On the other hand, some authors \citep{Morgan2011} disagree with this view...

\bibliographystyle{apacite} \bibliography{library} \end{document}

I have two problems:

  1. When it is produced the references list, it appears a "[1]" after each reference, like this:

    Parnas, J., & Handest, P. (2003). Phenomenology of anomalous self-experience in early schizophrenia. Comprehensive psychiatry, 44(2), 121–34. doi: 10.1053/comp.2003.50017 [1]

    I have checked the apacite documentation, but I didn't find nothing.

  2. I can change the bibliography heading only using the book class. In the article class, \renewcommand{\refname}{Bibliografia} doesn't work.

Someone could help me to find the source of this problems?

EDIT This are my bib entries:

author = {Parnas, Josef and Handest, Peter},
doi = {10.1053/comp.2003.50017},
file = {:D$\backslash$:/Documenti/Psicologia/Papers/Phenomenology \& cognitive sciences/Self and schizophrenia/Ipseity-Hyperreflexivity model/Parnas, Handest - 2003 - Phenomenology of anomalous self-experience in early schizophrenia.pdf:pdf},
issn = {0010-440X},
journal = {Comprehensive psychiatry},
keywords = {Adult,Depersonalization,Disease Progression,Ego,Female,Humans,Male,Perceptual Disorders,Perceptual Disorders: psychology,Schizophrenic Psychology,Self Concept},
number = {2},
pages = {121--34},
pmid = {12658621},
title = {{Phenomenology of anomalous self-experience in early schizophrenia.}},
url = {http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12658621},
volume = {44},
year = {2003}

@article{Morgan2011, author = {Morgan, Hannah L and Turner, Danielle C and Corlett, Philip R and Absalom, Anthony R and Adapa, Ram and Arana, Fernando S and Pigott, Jennifer and Gardner, Jenny and Everitt, Jessica and Haggard, Patrick and Fletcher, Paul C}, doi = {10.1016/j.biopsych.2010.07.032}, file = {:D$\backslash$:/Documenti/Psicologia/Papers/Phenomenology \& cognitive sciences/Minimal self/Ownership/Morgan et al. - 2011 - Exploring the Impact of Ketamine on the Experience of Illusory.pdf:pdf}, issn = {1873-2402}, journal = {Biological psychiatry}, keywords = {Adult,Body Image,Female,Humans,Illusions,Illusions: drug effects,Infusions,Intravenous,Ketamine,Ketamine: administration \& dosage,Ketamine: blood,Ketamine: pharmacology,Male,Personality Assessment,Photic Stimulation,Placebos,Proprioception,Proprioception: drug effects,Psychiatric Status Rating Scales,Psychomotor Performance,Psychomotor Performance: drug effects,Touch Perception,Touch Perception: drug effects,Visual Perception,Visual Perception: drug effects}, month = jan, number = {1}, pages = {35--41}, pmid = {20947068}, title = {{Exploring the impact of ketamine on the experience of illusory body ownership.}}, url = {http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0006322310008267 http://www.pubmedcentral.nih.gov/articlerender.fcgi?artid=3025328\&tool=pmcentrez\&rendertype=abstract}, volume = {69}, year = {2011} }

  • 1
    Can you add the two entries as they are in the .bib file? For question 2 you should write \addto\captionsitalian{\renewcommand{\refname}{Bibliografia}} – egreg Jan 29 '13 at 23:36
  • Great! It works. I have edited with my two entries. – this.is.not.a.nick Jan 29 '13 at 23:46
  • The number is due to citeref, that adds the pages where the reference is cited. Never load packages "because my friend says so". :) – egreg Jan 29 '13 at 23:49
  • I have deleted the .aux file (as you suggested me) and re-compiled, but the [1] still appear. – this.is.not.a.nick Jan 30 '13 at 0:00
  • let us continue this discussion in chat – egreg Jan 30 '13 at 0:03

The number is due to citeref, which adds the list of pages where the reference item has been cited.

Remove the call


and, before recompiling, delete the .aux file, otherwise you'll get spurious errors due to the commands that are not recognized any more.

The .aux file will be automatically recreated. Run BibTeX again, just to be sure, and the number (back references) won't appear any more.

The renaming of the bibliography section is obtained by


because you're using babel.

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